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im amit, newbie in this forums, hopefully im posting my question in the correct one.

anyways, i was trying to solve this qustion from last semester considering the attached image as a circut

with voltage source of 30V

the task was to find the current over the resistor position diagonally R=20 Ohm

My assumption was with a total equivalent current of 2A is flowing over the 5 Ohm resistor , then to be divided between 10/20 Ohm resistors and then again between 10/20 ... what gives to result of 2/3A which is .... wrong.

result is 0.5A , but why ??? does it matter in which direction i concider the current flow ? how can I know which is the right direction if so ?

thanks alot, exam coming by the end of the week

cya around. amit.

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