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Are the two resistors in series or Parallel? and why so?
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I thought 6 ohm and 4 ohm were parallel since they shared the same two nodes, but I'm not sure if this is even the correct reason, as there is a battery between in the upper branch opposite the diagonal branch.As per our Forum rules you must make an effort to answer the question before you can receive help. Tell us what you think.
For future reference, something like this belongs in your original post under "Attempt at a solution".I thought 6 ohm and 4 ohm were parallel since they shared the same two nodes, but I'm not sure if this is even the correct reason, as there is a battery between in the upper branch opposite the diagonal branch.
The 6 ohm resistor is in parallel with the short (0 ohm resistor). When the current reaches the node, it will take the path of least resistance. In this case all the available current will go through the short."compute the equivalent resistance with ##R_1=6\,\Omega## and ##R_2=0\,\Omega## and you'll find it to be ##0\,\Omega##."
Thank you! I forgot the zero resistance, but I don't understand the instructions quoted above, explaining as to why no current will pass though the 6 ohm resistor