Equivalent Resistance

Series and Parallel Resistors

Quick Review of Theory



What is the equivalent resistance for two parallel resistors of equal value?



What is the equivalent resistance for two parallel resistors (where one is quite small and one is quite large)?

 


What is the equivalent resistance for two series resistors (where one is quite small and one is quite large)?


Find the equivalent resistance for the circuit shown above.


Find the current through the 5 volt source by simplifying the resistors to a single equivalent resistance.


Find the equivalent resistance of the circuit network shown above.


Find the equivalent resistance of the circuit network shown above.


Find the equivalent resistance of the circuit network shown above.


Calvin College, 2000
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It was last modified on 1 Mar 2000.