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1. Homework Statement
In the circuit below: (a) Find the current I1 that passes through the 7.5 Ω resistor.
2. Homework Equations
Kirchhoff's RuleLoops
3. The Attempt at a Solution
This was a problem in my textbook. The answer is .65 A, but I don't understand how to get that. I tried Kirchhoff's rule by finding equivalent R between A & B and Then finding equivalent R between A & C then finding I, Then breaking I into I1 and I2 (according to the parallel resistances between A & B)
However, I still didn't get the answer, .65 A. Was my approach correct, or is there another way? Thank you.
In the circuit below: (a) Find the current I1 that passes through the 7.5 Ω resistor.
2. Homework Equations
Kirchhoff's RuleLoops
3. The Attempt at a Solution
This was a problem in my textbook. The answer is .65 A, but I don't understand how to get that. I tried Kirchhoff's rule by finding equivalent R between A & B and Then finding equivalent R between A & C then finding I, Then breaking I into I1 and I2 (according to the parallel resistances between A & B)
However, I still didn't get the answer, .65 A. Was my approach correct, or is there another way? Thank you.
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