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2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

I just don't understand why they went [(12||6) + 2]

I tried doing (12||8) and I ended up getting the wrong answer.

Why do you have to add the 2k(ohms) to the effective resistance of the 12||6 k(ohms)?

Why couldn't one use 12||8 ?

Another question: Is there any paticular order to calculating the effective resistance?

ie, does one have to work outside -> inside or something similiar?

Please and thank you!

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