Asked by  | 24th Nov, 2009, 09:44: PM

Expert Answer:

The above described connection of resistances correspond to the wheatstone brige arrangement. Here, the ratio of resistances in both the arms of the bridge is same ( 2/4 = 8/16 = 1/2 );  hence the bridge is in balanced condition  and no current shall flow through 100ohm wire.

Answered by  | 24th Nov, 2009, 11:44: PM

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