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ISBN: 9781133612315

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Chapter
Section
Chapter 15, Problem 12RQ
Textbook Problem

Solve the parallel circuit for total circuit resistance, total circuit amperage, and the amperage through each leg (Figure 15-62).

Chapter 15, Problem 12RQ, Solve the parallel circuit for total circuit resistance, total circuit amperage, and the amperage

Expert Solution
To determine

The solutions of the given parallel circuit.

Explanation of Solution

Given:

Concept used:

Parallel circuits: When resistors are connected in parallel, the reciprocal of equivalent resistance is equal to the algebraic sum of the reciprocals of individual resistances.

1Req=1R1+1R2

Calculation:

The total circuit resistance of the circuit is,

1Req=1R1+1R2+1R3

Or, 1Req=16+13+12

Or, 1Req=1+2+36

Or, 1Req=<

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