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    For the attached circuit, find Vx, I1, and I2.

    a) Vx=5V, I1=0.5A, I2=0.5A
    b) Vx=10V, I1=0.5A, I2=1A
    c) Vx=2.5V, I1=0.75A, I2=0.25A
    d) Vx=7.5V, I1=0.25A, I2=0.75A

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    The answer is C.

    From the circuit, we have I_1 + I_2 = 1A by Kirchoff's Current ...

    Solution Summary

    This solution uses Kirchoff's Voltage Law and Kirchoff's Current Law to explain the answer.