Equivalent resistance for parallel resistors:
The resistors are in parallel:
What is the equivalent resistance of each group of resistors shown in the figure below? In the figure, R1 = 2.0 Ω, R2 = 3.5 Ω, R3 = 8.0 Ω, R4 = 2.0 Ω, and R5 = 4.0 Ω.
(a) ____ Ω
(b) ____ Ω