Say you are analyzing a circuit. Will the node voltages depend on where you set your reference node? Because, i did a circuit problem and set the reference node to a different node each time and, i got the same answer overall, but my potential across a certain node was different each time. Am i doing something wrong? Because, i thought that if current comes out a voltage source one way (not towards the reference), then it will be reduced based on the resistors in that branch towards the node. THat way, the node voltage will change based on where you arbitrarily place the reference. is there a rule for this, or do i just not understand how it works?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Help with node voltage

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