Problem: In the circuit shown in the figure (Figure 1) find(a) the current in resistor R(b) the resistance R(c) The unknown emf ℰ(d) If the circuit is broken at point x, what is the current in resistor R?

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(a) At Junction B, the sum of currents entering the junction is equal to the sum of currents leaving the junction.

ΣCurrents in = ΣCurrent out

6 A = 4 A + IR

IR = 2A

Current through resistor R is 2A

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In the circuit shown in the figure (Figure 1) find

(a) the current in resistor R

(b) the resistance R

(c) The unknown emf ℰ

(d) If the circuit is broken at point x, what is the current in resistor R?

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