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Homework Help: Calculate the voltages of the circuit.

  1. Sep 11, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Consider the circuit above. Calculate V1, V2, and V3 when Vw = -9.8 V, Vx = -4.1 V, Vy = 2.1 V, and Vz = 1.9 V.

    2. Relevant equations
    sum voltages = 0

    3. The attempt at a solution

    Where should I start on this problem, I really am at a loss?
    Last edited: Sep 11, 2012
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  3. Sep 11, 2012 #2


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    What circuit laws are you familiar with? Ever heard of KVL?

    Start by penciling in the known values on your diagram...
  4. Sep 12, 2012 #3


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