# Find the value of ‘Req’ for the following circuit.

Find the value of ‘Req’ for the following circuit.

### Right Answer is: 14.4 Ω

#### SOLUTION

2Ω + (6 || 3)Ω

6 Ω and 3 Ω resistors are in parallel, equivalent resistance = (6 × 3)/(6 + 3) = 2Ω

2Ω + 2Ω = 4Ω

1 Ω and 5 Ω resistors are in series, equivalent resistance = 1 + 5 = 6 Ω

6Ω || 4Ω = (6 × 4)/(6 + 4) = 2.4Ω

4 Ω, 2.4 Ω and 8 Ω resistors are in series.

Equivalent resistance (Req) = 4 + 2.4 + 8 = 14.4 Ω

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