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## Homework Statement

Find i1 in the following figure, given: Vs=10V, I=1A, R1=5, R2=2, R3=4

## Homework Equations

KVL

## The Attempt at a Solution

Applying KVL to mesh 1:

Vs-i1R1-(i1-i2)R3=0

and i2=I=1A

So,

i1=(Vs+i2R3)/(R1+R3)=(10+1*4)/(5+4)=14/9=1.56 A

But book gives answer as 1.71 A.