Problem:

Determine the total resistance of this series circuit when:

R1 = 270W
R2 = 180W

 

Procedure:

1. State the appropriate equation:

RT = R1 + R2

 

2. Substitute the given values:

RT = 270 + 180

 

3. Complete the calculation:

270 + 180 = 450

 
Solution

RT = 450W

 

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