Nortons Theorem

Discussion in 'Homework Help' started by Steve1992, Jan 22, 2010.

  1. Steve1992

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    Ive attached an example from a text book.

    I dont understand why the 5 Ω resistor is taken out of the circuit?
     
  2. hobbyist

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    Because the branch containing the 10 ohm resistor also includes the 5 ohm resistor in that branch,
    they did not short the 10 ohm resistor, but the entire branch, containinmg both the 10 ohm and 5 ohm rersitors.
     
  3. Steve1992

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    Thanks.
    I now see the glaring mistake I made:eek:
     
  4. hobbyist

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    Your Welcome,

    Thankyou for showing courtesy, by replying back.
     
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