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i have the following

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the numbers are the resistance of the resistors in ohms

and have already found the following

I1=-18/23A

I2=-10/23

I3=8/23

and now need to find the difference in voltage between points A and B,

what i did was take the loop from point A, going clockwise to point B, and i get

2I1 + I3 =1 + v

so i get v=-36/23 +8/23 -1 = -15/23V

but the correct answer is meant to be -67/23V, and i notice tat if i had said v=-36/23 -8/23 -1 i would have reached the correct answer, but i cannot see why there should be a negatice sign on I3 since I3 is positive 8/23 and i chose I3 clockwise

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_H4Iz7SmBrbk/Sg_Mj_v4_LI/AAAAAAAAA_c/Egdgr0F8hfY/s720/Untitled.jpg [Broken]

the numbers are the resistance of the resistors in ohms

and have already found the following

I1=-18/23A

I2=-10/23

I3=8/23

and now need to find the difference in voltage between points A and B,

what i did was take the loop from point A, going clockwise to point B, and i get

2I1 + I3 =1 + v

so i get v=-36/23 +8/23 -1 = -15/23V

but the correct answer is meant to be -67/23V, and i notice tat if i had said v=-36/23 -8/23 -1 i would have reached the correct answer, but i cannot see why there should be a negatice sign on I3 since I3 is positive 8/23 and i chose I3 clockwise

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