A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
anonymous
 2 years ago
18 Two resistances of 5\Omega each are connected in series and then connected in parrallel to a 0.5\Omega resistance. What is the equivalent resistance
anonymous
 2 years ago
18 Two resistances of 5\Omega each are connected in series and then connected in parrallel to a 0.5\Omega resistance. What is the equivalent resistance

This Question is Closed

anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if you are connecting two resistances in series of 5 ohms each your equivalent resistance will be \[R=R _{1}+R _{2}=5+5=10 \Omega\] and if connected in parallel then \[R=\frac{ R _{1} R _{2} }{ R _{1}+R _{2}}=\frac{ 5*5 }{ 5+5 }=2.5 \Omega\]

anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1369860863703:dw

anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thanks, but the question says, two resistance of 5 ohms each connected in series and then connected in parallel to a 0.5 ohms resistance. what is the equivalent resistance ?

anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well, then how those two connections are made, does it say 5, 5 of series and 5,5 of parallel are in series or in parallel?

anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1369861343111:dw is this the final connection?

anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if yes then you've got two equivalent resistances just add them 10+2.5=12.5 ohms
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.