# Problem: A 4-ohm and 6-ohm resistor wired in parallel have an equivalent resistance of a. 2.4 ohms b. 5 ohms c. 5.5 ohms d. 4 ohms e. 10 ohms

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Equivalent resistance for 2 resistors in parallel:

$\overline{){{\mathbf{R}}}_{{\mathbf{eq}}}{\mathbf{=}}\frac{{\mathbf{R}}_{\mathbf{1}}{\mathbf{R}}_{\mathbf{2}}}{{\mathbf{R}}_{\mathbf{1}}\mathbf{+}{\mathbf{R}}_{\mathbf{2}}}}$

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A 4-ohm and 6-ohm resistor wired in parallel have an equivalent resistance of

a. 2.4 ohms

b. 5 ohms

c. 5.5 ohms

d. 4 ohms

e. 10 ohms

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