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2. Relevant equations

Find equivalent thevenin circuit

3. The attempt at a solution

I found the equivalent thevenin resistor already.

The 1000 + 500 are in parallel. Come out to 333.333 equivalent.

Equivalent is in series with 1000, then its 1333.333

1333.33+1000 in parallel is 571.43 ohms

Thevenin resistor equivalent = 571.43 ohms

I am stuck on the thevenin voltage.

From my understanding I can take the 5V and divide it by the 1k resistor to get the current at that point. Which is .005A

Am I allowed to add the currents together since they are in parallel? Make it 2.005 A?

Reduce the resistors down to one: 571.43 ohms

V=IR ....571.43 ohms * 2.005 amp = 1000+ Volts...this seems horribly wrong.

Help :(?

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# Homework Help: Thevinen equivalent

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