Science:Math Exam Resources/Courses/MATH152/April 2017/Question B 03 (a)
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Question B 03 (a) 

Consider the resistor network below (a) Using the loop current technique as described in the online notes and computer labs, write three linear equations that can be solved for , , and . Let the sources and be parameters in your equations. 
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Hint 

To clarify the diagram a bit, is the current through the first loop, is the current through the second loop, the strength of the current source is I, and the resistance of the resistors are 1 and 2 ohms. E is the voltage across the current source. 
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