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Current in circuit

Determine the current in each branch

- the branch containing resistor R,
- the branch containing the 4.00 V source,
- the branch containing the voltage source V,

of the circuit in attached figure. (R = 12.00 ohms, and V = 10.0 V)


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Here V = 10 V and R = 12 Ohms.

There are two current loops in the circuit. I have marked them as loop1 and loop2. We can assume the currents i1, i2 and i3 as shown in the diagram. The directions need not be as shown. But if the actual directions of the currents are opposite to that shown here we ...

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Kirchoff's rule is applied to obtain the answers.