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Making a voltage divider

Suppose that you have a 6.0 V battery and you wish to apply a voltage of only 4.0 V. Given an unlimited supply of 1.0 Ώ resistors, how could you connect them so as to make a "voltage divider" that produced a 4.0 V output for a 6.0 V input?

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We need to create a potential drop of 4 volt across one of the resistors or resistor network.

We have unlimited number of 1 Ohm ...

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Solution makes use of six 1 Ohm resistors.