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Problem: The current I in the main branch of the circuit shown is 25 Amps. The current I1 through resistor R1 is 5 Amps, and the current I2 through resistor R2 is 20 Amps. Does R1 or R2 have a higher value of resistance? a. R1 is larger than R2 b. R2 is larger than R1 c. There is not enough information

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Ohm's law:

i=VR

Solving for resistance:

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

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The current I in the main branch of the circuit shown is 25 Amps. The current I1 through resistor R1 is 5 Amps, and the current I2 through resistor R2 is 20 Amps. Does R1 or R2 have a higher value of resistance? 


a. R1 is larger than R2 

b. R2 is larger than R1 

c. There is not enough information

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