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Posted by **Mara** on Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 6:53pm.

What is the equivalent resistance of the parallel circuit?

What is the total current in the circuit?

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**drwls**, Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 8:13pmCompute the equivalent resistance R with the equation

1/R = 1/R1 + 1/R2,

which can be rearranged to give

R = R1 R2/(R1 + R2)

I = V/R (use the equivalent R)

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