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The question was to rank from highest to lowest equivalent resistance. This is what I came up with, but it was counted wrong and I don't understand why.

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The equivalent resistance of resistors in series are added while in parallel the reciprocal is added.

Each resistor as the same R, so I used R=2

Here are my numbers, in the order that I ranked, wronging:

1. (1/2) + .5= 1 + 2= 3

2. 2

3. .5+ .5+ .5= 1.5

4. .5 + .5= 1

5. 2+2 = 4

(1/4)+ .5 = .75

http://i324.photobucket.com/albums/k327/ProtoGirlEXE/100_0687-1.jpg [Broken]

The equivalent resistance of resistors in series are added while in parallel the reciprocal is added.

Each resistor as the same R, so I used R=2

Here are my numbers, in the order that I ranked, wronging:

1. (1/2) + .5= 1 + 2= 3

2. 2

3. .5+ .5+ .5= 1.5

4. .5 + .5= 1

5. 2+2 = 4

(1/4)+ .5 = .75

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