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Find out the value of the current i0 and voltage v0.

а
ic
0.5i,
ЗА
4Q
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а ic 0.5i, ЗА 4Q +

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Step 1

According to Kirchhoff’s current law (KCL), total current entering a node is equal to the total current leaving a node.

Now, applying KCL at node a, the following equation can be obtained:

3+0.5i i0 >(1)
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3+0.5i i0 >(1)

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Step 2

From equation (1), the value of the current  i0  becomes

=6 A
0.5
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=6 A 0.5

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Step 3

Now, the voltage v0 is the voltage drop across the 4-ohm resistor. Therefore, the ...

10=4xi 4x 6 = 24 V
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10=4xi 4x 6 = 24 V

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