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Kirchoff's Law Intuition

  1. Mar 21, 2014 #1
    For the following circuit:

    How would you deduce the number of currents there are?
    I am having trouble predicting how many are there (i am convinced there are 3).

    Also, in general, what are some tips for finding how many currents there are?
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  3. Mar 21, 2014 #2


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    Choose a current flowing along any path between two nodes.
    Yes, there are three in the circuit shown.

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