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

Determine the power generated by the dependent source in the circuit shown below:

2. Relevant equations

I_{x}=V/R

P_{gen}=V*I

3. The attempt at a solution

I made an equivalent circuit, but it may not be correct (resistors in parallel?):

I_{x}=-(12V/(12/7)Ω)=-7A

2I_{x}=2(-7a)=-14A

Passive sign convention is satisfied for the dependent source, so P_{gen}= -P_{abs}:

P_{gen}=-(12V)(-14A)=-168W

I am not sure I did this correctly, as this is my first time in a class like this. If I am going about this wrong, could someone point me in the right direction? I understand most of the homework in this class, but this one kind of confused me.

Thanks

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# Homework Help: Power generated by dependent source

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