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A circuit analysis problem

  1. Oct 8, 2005 #1
    PROBLEM:the current at the terminals of a certain current source is measured with an ammeter having an internal resistance [tex]R_i=10 ohms[/tex] and is found to be [tex]11.988 mA[/tex] ;adding a [tex]1.2 kilo -ohms[/tex] resistance between the source terminals causes the ammeter reading to drop to [tex]11.889 mA[/tex].Find [tex]i_s[/tex] and [tex]R_s[/tex]

    NOTE:[tex]i_s[/tex] and [tex]R_s[/tex] constitute a practical current source.i.e [tex]R_s[/tex] is the internalresistance of the source [tex]i_s[/tex]
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