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

If R1 = 4 x R2 then what are the values of the potential difference in terms of the EMF, E?

I have R1 = 3/4, and R2 = 1/4 but that seems a bit simplistic, then I tried plugging it into equations and got completely different answers.

2. Relevant equations

R=V/I (?)

EMF=v1 +v2

3. The attempt at a solution

First I simply put it as 1/4 and 3/4, then I plugged it into the equations:

v=IR

v_{1}=1(4) =4

v_{2}=1(1) =1

EMF=v1 + v2 = 5

R2 = 1.25, R1 = 5

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# Homework Help: EMF/ circuit question

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