# Basic Engineering Circuit Problem 2

1. Feb 8, 2012

### DrunkApple

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
Find I$_{1}$ in the circuit

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution
I$_{1}$ + 4 mA = 2 mA
I$_{1}$ = -2 mA

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2. Feb 9, 2012

### Staff: Mentor

This problem looks to have 2 unknowns. You aren't given the current flowing through the resistor on the left between the 2mA and 12mA legs. I would think you would need to write 2 equations to solve for I1 and that unknown current, but I could be wrong.