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I am working on a direct current circuit and in the problem it has two power sources (batteries), three loads (resistances) and three circuit pathways. Two of the resistances are on the same path. The batteries are shown with their voltages in emf and not their terminal voltage values. I have tried a couple of times to determine the terminal voltages but to no avail. In the textbook that I am using it does not explain how to analyze a situation like this

2. Relevant equations

In this problem I am using Kirchhoff's rules to the circuit. I am also using the equation V = Ve - Ir for the Terminal Voltage and I = Ve / (R + r) for I in the Terminal Voltage Equation before.

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3. The attempt at a solution

The attempt has been to use Kirchhoff's rules to determine what "R" should equal in the equation for "I". This has resulted in numerous values of I that did not give the correct answer.

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

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# How to determine terminal voltage for a circuit

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