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Problem: What are the expected readings of the following in the figure below? (R = 8.60 Ω, ΔV = 5.90 V)(a) ideal ammeter(b) ideal voltmeter

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Ohm's law:

i=VR, where i is the current, V is voltage, and R is resistance. 

Kirchhoff's loop rule:

V=0

(a)

We're going to use nodal analysis in this problem.

Let's label a node at a point between the 5.00-Ω  and -Ω resistors.

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What are the expected readings of the following in the figure below? (R = 8.60 Ω, ΔV = 5.90 V)

(a) ideal ammeter

(b) ideal voltmeter

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