Problem: What is the value of resistor R in the figure below?A) 4.0 ΩB) 12 Ω   C) 36 ΩD) 72 ΩE) 96 Ω

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Ohm's law:

V=iR

Equivalent resistance for parallel resistors:

1Req=1R1+1R2+1R3

Using ohm's law:

Req = V/i = 8.0/2.0 = 4 Ω

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What is the value of resistor R in the figure below?

A) 4.0 Ω

B) 12 Ω   

C) 36 Ω

D) 72 Ω

E) 96 Ω

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