Hello, I want to ask the explanation for this basic problem.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

So I have 2 resistors in parallel(X and Y) and I want to maximize the power going through the resistor X, by choosing the resistance.

This can be achieved only by choosing the same resistance for X, than Y has.

Why is this so? I can prove this resoult with numerical values, but I cannot derive the general solution.

Thank you!

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# Why is resistor power maximum in parallel with same value?

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