(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Calculate the current i5 in the configuration. Use the following data: i1=8.65 A, i2=5 A, i3=7.85 A, and i4=8.5 A.

2. Relevant equations

Kirchoff's junction rule states that the sum of the currents meeting at a junction has to equal zero.

3. The attempt at a solution

According to the junction rule, i1+i2+i4=i3+i5. When I plugged in the numbers, I got i5=14.3 A but my homework says that is wrong. Does the direction of the arrows affect the outcome or am I overthinking it at this point?

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# Homework Help: Kirchoff's Junction Rule Help

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