# Equivalent circuit

by darksyesider
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 P: 55 In my textbook, the text says that the following two circuits are identical after rotating it…can someone explain why this is true? Attached Thumbnails
 PF Gold P: 6,353 Obviously, it' true, just look at what's connected to each node.
 Mentor P: 17,330 The circuits are equivalent because they have the same connections between the same elements. In each diagram look at the circuit elements connected to node a, and in each diagram look at the circuit elements connected to node b. In both cases the same elements have the same connections so the circuits are the same regardless of how they are drawn.
 P: 362 Equivalent circuit Combine all the resistors and you'll see that they are the same
PF Gold
P: 6,353
 Quote by HomogenousCow Combine all the resistors and you'll see that they are the same
Yes, that would work, but it is a completely unnecessary effort. Reread posts 2 and 3.

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