For the circuit shown in Figure P27.22, we wish to find the currents I 1 , I 2 , and I 3 . Use Kirchhoff’s rules to obtain equations for (a) the upper loop, (b) the lower loop, and (c) the junction on the left side. In each case, suppress units for clarity and simplify, combining the terms. (d) Solve the junction equation for I 3 . (e) Using the equation found in part (d), eliminate I 3 from the equation found in part (b). (f) Solve the equations found in parts (a) and (e) simultaneously for the two unknowns I 1 and I 2 . (g) Substitute the answers found in part (f) into the junction equation found in part (d), solving for I 3 . (h) What is the significance of the negative answer for I 2 ? Figure P27.22

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Chapter 27, Problem 22P
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For the circuit shown in Figure P27.22, we wish to find the currents I1, I2, and I3. Use Kirchhoff’s rules to obtain equations for (a) the upper loop, (b) the lower loop, and (c) the junction on the left side. In each case, suppress units for clarity and simplify, combining the terms. (d) Solve the junction equation for I3. (e) Using the equation found in part (d), eliminate I3 from the equation found in part (b). (f) Solve the equations found in parts (a) and (e) simultaneously for the two unknowns I1 and I2. (g) Substitute the answers found in part (f) into the junction equation found in part (d), solving for I3. (h) What is the significance of the negative answer for I2?

Figure P27.22

Chapter 27, Problem 22P, For the circuit shown in Figure P27.22, we wish to find the currents I1, I2, and I3. Use Kirchhoffs

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