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## Homework Statement

Which of the following are self-contradictory combinations of circuit elements?

- A 2 Amp current source in parallel with a short circuit.

## Homework Equations

KVL- "the sum of voltages around a closed loop amounts to 0.

KCL- "the current into a node equals the current out of a node.

Ohm's Law- V= IR

## The Attempt at a Solution

The answer key says this is not contradictory, but I don't see how we can have such a circuit... If we had a short circuit parallel to a current source wouldn't all the current go into that short circuit branch and ignore the other branches? Then we'd just have a loop of 2 Amp current with no voltage drop... Why wouldn't that violate KVL?