Question
Sat May 12, 2012 By: Neerja Pathak
 

A resistor of 8 ohms is connected in parallel with another resistor X.The resultant resistance of the combination is 4.8 ohms. What is the value of the resistor of 1 ohm ?

Expert Reply
Sat May 12, 2012
Parallel combinations of the resistors will be wrtten as
1/x + 1/8 = 1/4.8
On solving the above relation,
x = 12 ohms
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