So I understand how to use voltage division if all my resistors are in series. However, I seem to be struggling understanding how to use voltage division if not all my resistors are in series. I have attached a problem, here is how I tried to solve the problem:
Vx = 4(10)/(1+2+(((1/4)+(1/4))^1)+(((1/10)+(1/10))^1)) = 4v
That is I want to say 4*10 divided by (44)+(1010)+2+1
However, according to the answer key the answer is 2v. There must be something I am missing about how this voltage division works. I was under the impression that the general formula was: Vx = Vs(Rn/Rt). Please help.
Vx = 4(10)/(1+2+(((1/4)+(1/4))^1)+(((1/10)+(1/10))^1)) = 4v
That is I want to say 4*10 divided by (44)+(1010)+2+1
However, according to the answer key the answer is 2v. There must be something I am missing about how this voltage division works. I was under the impression that the general formula was: Vx = Vs(Rn/Rt). Please help.
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