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Circuit resistance equivalence

1. Homework Statement
For the circuit shown below, find the R equivalent resistance between terminals A and B.
http://puu.sh/bX1Sp/33db39d1c0.png [Broken]

2. Homework Equations
parallel and series circuit definition



3. The Attempt at a Solution
I admit that I don't even know where to begin with this question....
Can someone give me a hint??
 
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1. Homework Statement
For the circuit shown below, find the R equivalent resistance between terminals A and B.
Fig1.gif


2. Homework Equations
parallel and series circuit definition


3. The Attempt at a Solution
I admit that I don't even know where to begin with this question....
Can someone give me a hint??
You were give a question to solve without being presented with the basic theory and examples in your course or text?

Hint: There are several opportunities to combine parallel resistances. There's also a resistor that's completely shorted out. Look for them and make a start.
 

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