Wheatstone bridge - power dissipation

WBahn

Joined Mar 31, 2012
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If you are given a 5000 ohm resistor and a 10 V supply, what is the maximum amount of power that can be dissipated in it? How must the two be connected to make this happen. Can you figure out values of the four resistors in the schematic that would effectively result in this connection?
 
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