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If the interconnection in the figure is valid, find the power developed by the current sources. If the interconnection is not valid, please explain why.


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Here I see 30 amps splitting at the upper node with 10 amps in one leg so therefore the other leg has to be 20 amps. The interconnections seem reasonable as 16 V x 30 amps = 480 W seems to pump current into the other voltage sources. The 10 V source has ...

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