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Problem: Part A. What is the magnitude of the current in the 30-Ω resistor in the figure? Answer in AmperesPart B. What is the direction of the current?

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Ohm's law:

V=iR

(a)

Let us assume the current move in a clockwise direction. 

Applying Kirchoff's loop rule:

9.0V - i(30Ω) - 6.0V = 0

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Image for Part A. What is the magnitude of the current in the 30 ohm resistor in the figure? answer in Amperes Part B.

Part A. What is the magnitude of the current in the 30-Ω resistor in the figure? Answer in Amperes

Part B. What is the direction of the current?

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