S Thread Starter softeng Joined Mar 24, 2012 3 Mar 24, 2012 #1 How does i2=2A here? I get 0.5A but the answer is suppose to be 2A. I get 1A for i1. Is the answer I'm looking at wrong or have I made a mistake? http://i.imgur.com/c6Aq9.jpg?1 Last edited: Mar 24, 2012
How does i2=2A here? I get 0.5A but the answer is suppose to be 2A. I get 1A for i1. Is the answer I'm looking at wrong or have I made a mistake? http://i.imgur.com/c6Aq9.jpg?1
DerStrom8 Joined Feb 20, 2011 2,373 Mar 24, 2012 #3 The answer is indeed 0.5 amps. Is it possible you mis-read the question that was asked? How do you know they think the answer is 2A? If the total current (V/Rt), or (10v/10ohms) = 1 amp, there is no way to get 2 amps through each of the branches. So you are correct with your answer
The answer is indeed 0.5 amps. Is it possible you mis-read the question that was asked? How do you know they think the answer is 2A? If the total current (V/Rt), or (10v/10ohms) = 1 amp, there is no way to get 2 amps through each of the branches. So you are correct with your answer