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Circuit Elements - Power

Find (a), (b) and (c) the power delivered by the independent current source

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This is a question that requires a voltage divider, Kirchoff's node law, series and parallel resistor equivalents, and Ohm's law.

The circuit is

ground - ig - 10W || (8W -14W - 18W) - ground

The current in the triple series resistors must be the same (ia). Therefore, we can write the equivalent circuit by ...

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This solution is provided in 273 words. It uses Kirchoff's law and Ohm's law to solve the problem. Calculations are used with short explanations to solve the problems.