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two resistors are connected in parallel. Their resistances are 6 ohms and 10 ohms. What is the resistance, (R), of the combination?

R=-----ohms?

• Algebra 2 -

you just posted one like this

1/R = 1/6 + 1/10

now clear the fractions and solve for R

1/R = (10+6)/(10*6) = 4/15

R = 15/4 = 3.75

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