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# Answer to Question #116173 in Electrical Engineering for Jasmine

Question #116173
1. If R1 is 2.3k ohms, R2 is 560 ohms & R3 is 24h ohms , what is Rt?

2. If V=4v , I=18uA, what is R1?
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2020-05-19T09:13:22-0400

If the resistors are connected in series, the total resistance equals the sum of all resistors, and it is

"R_{ts}=R_1+R_2+R_3=\\\\=2.3+0.56+0.024=2.884\\text{ k}\\Omega."

If the resistors are in parallel, the total resistance can be found as

"\\frac{1}{R_{tp}}=\\frac{1}{R_1}+\\frac{1}{R_2}+\\frac{1}{R_3},\\\\\nR_{tp}=0.023\\text{ k}\\Omega."

If the voltage across the first resistor is 4 V and the current in the first resistor is 18 microamps, the resistance will be

"R_1=\\frac{V}{I}=\\frac{4}{18\\cdot10^{-6}}=222.22\\text{ k}\\Omega."

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Assignment Expert
05.06.20, 15:47

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J
20.05.20, 06:22

The only options my quiz gives me are A. 239.87 ohms B.265.32 ohms C.346.77 ohms D.379.195 ohms Therefore 0.23k ohms is not and option.

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