# Zener diode problem

The Q-point for the Zener diode in the figure given is ?

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rude man
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Correct.

But sir my answer does no matches any option,and solution to this problem was given by making thevenin equivalent of the circuit across zener diode !

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rude man
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But sir my answer does no matches any option,and solution to this problem was given by making thevenin equivalent of the circuit across zener diode !

It doesn't match option A?

Answer given behind book is option (B)

rude man
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Answer given behind book is option (B)

Book answer is wrong. If Vz = 4.9V the zener would be burned to a crisp! (internal R = 0).

I have attached the solution given behind the book, please tell me if the solution is valid and can i use it in other problems similar to this ?

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rude man
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I have attached the solution given behind the book, please tell me if the solution is valid and can i use it in other problems similar to this ?

These attachments are irrelevant to your zener problem.

I am sorry i posted the wrong the image.

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