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

A screenshot of the problem:

imgur link: https://i.imgur.com/ljtoclm.png

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

My first attempt at the solution was this:

imgur link: https://i.imgur.com/TJcvOzy.jpg

However, I have access to the worked solution, and it is this:

imgur link: https://i.imgur.com/u0BeWiZ.jpg

I understand the worked solution. What I don't understand is what is wrong in my thinking/understanding so far as my original attempt at the solution goes? Is it not valid to use a Norton Equivalent where I tried to use one? If so, why not?

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# Homework Help: Diode Question: need to understand why my approach is wrong

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