Evening all, first post here and have searched similar threads but can't seem to find anything that resembles my question. And it appears most OPs don't provide too much information.
Please find attached a copy of the question I am unable to solve.
From the diagram I can see input voltage is 100v and RT is 25.59ohms. From this I can work IT to be 3.91amps.
If I'm correct, I make the voltage across the 10ohm resistor to be 39.1volts, therefore, the output voltage from that resistor being 60.9volts. (10039.1)
From here, I have no idea why, but I'm going round in circles. I know this must be so simple but my figures are just absurd. I know I'm going to kick myself when I figure it out. Every questions up until this one has been find power or current of a resistor and all values have been given. I am more than happy to work out RT (when it isn't given) and I'm fine with the voltage divider rule. But now this question has been presented I'm stumped.
Any help/guidance would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you.
Please find attached a copy of the question I am unable to solve.
From the diagram I can see input voltage is 100v and RT is 25.59ohms. From this I can work IT to be 3.91amps.
If I'm correct, I make the voltage across the 10ohm resistor to be 39.1volts, therefore, the output voltage from that resistor being 60.9volts. (10039.1)
From here, I have no idea why, but I'm going round in circles. I know this must be so simple but my figures are just absurd. I know I'm going to kick myself when I figure it out. Every questions up until this one has been find power or current of a resistor and all values have been given. I am more than happy to work out RT (when it isn't given) and I'm fine with the voltage divider rule. But now this question has been presented I'm stumped.
Any help/guidance would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you.
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