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8.6 Further problems on series and parallel networks A fee { eT Figure 5.26 sa. A, 1 The p's measured across cree resistors connected in series are 5 -V.7 V and 10 ¥, and the supply current is 2 A. Determine (a) the supply voltage, (b) the total circuit resistance and (@) the values of the three resistors, [(a) 22 V(b) 11 2 (©) 252,352.59) 2. For the circuit shown in Figure 5.26. determine the value of V1. If the total circuit resistance is 36 9 determine the supply eusrent and the value of resistors Ry, Ry and Rp, [10 V, 0.5 A, 209, 109,69] 3 When the switch in the circnit in Figure 5.27 is closed the reading con voltmeter 1 is 30 V and that on voltmeter 2 is 10 V. Determine the reading on the ammeter and the Value of resistor Ry HaA259) 4) Two resistors are connected in series across an 18 V supply and cuent of $ A flows. If one of the resistors has a value of 2.4 @ detemine (@) the value of the other sesistor and (b) the p.d. across the 24 Daestst@75 A] [@ 122 @) 12 V] 5 Resistances of 4 and 12 © are connected in parallel across a FV battery. Determine (a) the equivalent eizeuit resistance, (b) the supply current, and (c) the current in each resistor Figure $27 [@ 320) 3A0 6 For the circuit shown in Figure $28 determine (a) the reading on 9) the ammeter, and (b) the value of resistor R Dsa25 9] 3A 50 7 Find the equivalent resistance when the following resistances are oe connected (a) in series. (b) in parallel (32 and22 (Gi) 20 kQ and 40 kQ ee Gii) 40.8 Qand 169 Gv) 8000.4 kO and 1500 0 [a @52 Gi) 6OkN iii) 23.2 Gv) 63 kA oA ©) @ 12.8 Gi) 135 KO Ui) 25 @ Gv) 461.5 KO 8 Find the total resistance between terminals A and B of the circuit shown in Figure $.294@) 182] Figure 5.28 9) Find she equivalent resistance berween terminals C and D of the cient shown in Figure $.29(b) R752] 10 Resistors of 209, 209 and 3) © ate connected in parallel. What resistance nnist be added in series with the combination to obtain a total resistance of 10 &. If the complete circuit expends a power of 0.36 KW, find the (otal curent Jowing. BS2.6A] 6 iH 20 159 Ao 4 pie 10 @ Figure 5.29 Figure §.30 n 13 (@) Calculate the cuent Howing in the 30 9 sesistor shown in Figure 5.30 (©) What additional value of resistance would have fo be placed in parallel with the 20 © and 30 @ resistors to change the supply, current 0 8 A, the supply voltage remaining constant [@ 1640 69) Determine the currents and voltages indicated in the cireut shown in Figure 531 in da W.Vs vi Find the current / in Figure 5.32. sal