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Find the Resistance between terminals B-C, B-D

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

The book says that the 2 80-ohm resistors are in parallel for terminals A-B, and the answer for B-C=90ohms, B-D=85ohms. I don't quite understand why this is. Is it because the 2 80ohm resistors are in series between terminals B-C and B-D, and therefore it short circuits because the other path (wire only) is 0 ohms? Does this mean that whether the resistors are in series or parallel depends on the path taken?

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# Homework Help: Basic Circuits - Equivalent Resistance

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