Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Homework Help: Calculate the current i3 in the following configuration

  1. Feb 25, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Calculate the current i3 in the following configuration:

    EMF_1 = 6 V
    EMF_2 = 3 V
    R_1 = 70 Ohm
    R_3 = 20 Ohm

    2. Relevant equations
    I know that V=IR so I=V/R
    but because there are 2 batteries i am just having a little bit of a problem.

    3. The attempt at a solution
    tried adding up the batteries but it does not seem to be working
  2. jcsd
  3. Feb 25, 2010 #2
    nm, i figured it out
Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook