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

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If the potential at point P is 400 V, what is the potential at point Q?

2. Relevant equations

Ohm's Law: deltaV=iR

Probably the fact that the sum of changes in potential in a loop of any circuit must be zero.

3. The attempt at a solution

Not real sure on this problem. I tried this:

150V - 2.0i - 3.0i - 50V = 0V and found i to be 20A.

I'm kind of puzzled and can't seem to relate the material in the textbook to this problem. Where does the 400V potential come into play? Thanks for your help!

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