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Problem: The circuit in the sketch consists of three resistors and a battery with emf ε = 9.0 V and negligible internal resistance. R1 = 2.0 Ω, R2 = 12.0 Ω, and R3 = 4.0 Ω. What is the current flowing through each resistor?  I1 = _______________ I2 = _______________ I3 = _______________

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The circuit in the sketch consists of three resistors and a battery with emf ε = 9.0 V and negligible internal resistance. R1 = 2.0 Ω, R2 = 12.0 Ω, and R3 = 4.0 Ω.

What is the current flowing through each resistor? 

I1 = _______________

I2 = _______________

I3 = _______________

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