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    A 5.1 K resistor is connected between the cathode of a 6.2 V zener diode and a 12 V power supply. The anode of the diode is connected to 6 V. Approximately how much current will flow through the diode?

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    The diode can work on 6.2 V, while the anode is connected to 6V, and cathode is ...

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    Forward voltage is negative hence the diode is in reverse bias.