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## Homework Statement

Consider the electric circuit shown in the figure. Assume that V = 13.7 V, R1 = R2 = R3 = R4 = R5 = 7.00 Ω. What is the equivalent resistance of the circuit?

## Homework Equations

total voltage of a series circuit is the sum of the voltage of all the resistors

total current of a series circuit is the same as the current through any individual resistor

total resistance of a series circuit is the sum of the resistance of all the resistors

total voltage of a parallel circuit is the same as the voltage through any individual resistor

total current of a parallel circuit is the sum of the current of all of the resistors

the inverse of the total resistance of a parallel circuit is the sum of the inverse of each resistance

## The Attempt at a Solution

I guess I'm confused as to how to 'combine' resistors to turn this into just a series circuit? I see both parallel elements and series elements.