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Problem: Consider the circuit of the figure (Figure 1) .(a) What is the total rate at which electrical energy is dissipated in the 5.0-Ω resistor? Express your answer using two significant figures.(b) What is the total rate at which electrical energy is dissipated in the 9.0-Ω resistor? Express your answer using two significant figures.(c) What is the power output of the 16.0-V battery? Express your answer using two significant figures.(d) At what rate is electrical energy being converted to other forms in the 8.0-V battery? Express your answer using two significant figures.

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For resistors in series, the equivalent resistance is given by:

Req=R1+R2+...+Rn

Current:

i=εReq

Power:

P=i2R

or

P = iV

Req = 9 + 1.6 + 5 + 1.4 = 17Ω

i = ε/Req = ΣV/Req = (16.0 - 8.0)/17 = 0.47A

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Consider the circuit of the figure (Figure 1) .

(a) What is the total rate at which electrical energy is dissipated in the 5.0-Ω resistor? Express your answer using two significant figures.
(b) What is the total rate at which electrical energy is dissipated in the 9.0-Ω resistor? Express your answer using two significant figures.
(c) What is the power output of the 16.0-V battery? Express your answer using two significant figures.
(d) At what rate is electrical energy being converted to other forms in the 8.0-V battery? Express your answer using two significant figures.

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