(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Find [itex]R_{eq}[/itex] and [itex]i_0[/itex] in the circuit below.

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2. Relevant equations

[tex]v\,=\,i\,R[/tex]

Parallel and series resistor equations.

3. The attempt at a solution

After using the resistor equations to get down to [itex]R_{eq}[/itex], I get the diagram below.

http://img218.imageshack.us/img218/3425/chapter2problem38part2xf8.jpg [Broken]

[tex]v\,=\,i\,R[/tex]

[tex]40\,V\,=\,i_0\,\left(5\Omega\right)[/tex]

[tex]i_0\,=\,\frac{40\,V}{5\Omega}\,=\,8\,A[/tex]

So, [itex]R_{eq}\,=\,10.3\Omega[/itex] and [itex] i_0\,=\,8\,A[/itex]?

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# Homework Help: CIRCUIT ANALYSIS: 7resistors & 1 I.V.S. - Find equivalent resistance and current

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