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Homework Statement
Please help!!!
My problem is: (with figure attached, the figure explains the majority of the ptorblem)
(a) What is the size and direction of current i1 in Fig. 2740, where each resistance is 2.2 and V1 = 18 V?
(b) What is the power of the 18 V battery, and is energy being supplied or absorbed by the battery?
(c) What is the power of the 10 V battery, and is energy being supplied or absorbed by the battery?
(d) What is the power of the 5.0 V battery, and is energy being supplied or absorbed by the battery?
Homework Equations
V=iR
The Attempt at a Solution
For part (a) I'm having trouble firguring out which resistances to use. Do I use all of the resistances and add them up according to whether they are parallel or perpendicular? Then, when I get the resistance that I need, do I just use the 10 V battery as my voltage to calculate the current? I tried adding all of the resistances and I got 8.64 ohms. Is this correct?
For part (b) I need to know again what resistance to use to calculate the current, which I would need to calculate power. If I can get some help on (b), I can probably do (c) and (d) by myself.
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