Kirchhoff's Loop Rule Video Lessons

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Problem: Consider the circuit shown in the sketch. The current in the 8.0 Ω resistor is 2.0 A, in the direction shown. What is I1, the current through the 4.0 Ω resistor?  

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Consider the circuit shown in the sketch. The current in the 8.0 Ω resistor is 2.0 A, in the direction shown.

What is I1, the current through the 4.0 Ω resistor?

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