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# Problem: Consider the circuit shown in the sketch. The switch has been closed for a long time and then it is opened. Just after the switch is opened, the current in the 8.0 Ω resistor is (a) zero (b) 2.40 A (c) 4.00 A (d) 6.00 A (e) none of the above answers

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Consider the circuit shown in the sketch. The switch has been closed for a long time and then it is opened. Just after the switch is opened, the current in the 8.0 Ω resistor is

(a) zero

(b) 2.40 A

(c) 4.00 A

(d) 6.00 A

(e) none of the above answers

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