Question

How many 0.5W resistors, each of the same resistance, must be used to produce an equivalent 2.8 kΩ , 4.0 W resistor? What is the resistance of each, and how must they be connected? Do not exceed P = 0.5W in each resistor.

Part A. How must they be connected?

Part B. How many 0.5W resistors connected in series, each of the same resistance, must be used to produce an equivalent 2.8 kΩ , 4.0 W resistor?

Part C. What is the resistance of each?

Part D. How many 0.5W resistors connected in parallel, each of the same resistance, must be used to produce an equivalent 2.8 kΩ , 4.0 W resistor?

Part E. What is the resistance of each?

Answer #1

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