The voltage divider technique was derived from a circuit where the resistors and battery were in series.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I want to focus on the the variable V in the following formula.

And I only want to focus only on circuits whose elements are all in series with one another (No current division)

(V_{Rn}= R_{n}/R_{eq}*V, where V is the sum of the the constant voltage sources in series.

in the problem they used that voltage divider technique to solve for V_{0}, however they have a multiple of V_{1}which is the voltage source not in series with V_{0}.

My question is regaurding circuits with only battereis and resistors: It is obvious that the voltage divider works with elements that are not in series. How will I know when I can use volt divider tech.? Because the only way I understand how to use it is if all elements are in series.

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# Voltage divider

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