Hi, I am new here and I am currently learning Thevenin. Can someone please explain why I get two solutions if I use either ClockWise or CounterClockWise. I thought it did not matter which way you chose, but for this problem I am getting two sets of answers. I used KCL and KVL and they both check out. So what am I dong wrong. Here is the circuit.
Here are my equations after trying to solve for Thevenin and assuming no current goes through the a and b wires.
CCW
100i + 5000i2  7i = 0
i  i2 = 100/1000
CW
100i + 7i + 5000i2 = 0
i +i2 = 100/1000
When I solve these currents I get different solutions. i2(5000) = ?
Here are my equations after trying to solve for Thevenin and assuming no current goes through the a and b wires.
CCW
100i + 5000i2  7i = 0
i  i2 = 100/1000
CW
100i + 7i + 5000i2 = 0
i +i2 = 100/1000
When I solve these currents I get different solutions. i2(5000) = ?
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