STUDY GUIDE 6, SELF TEST 2

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1. Potential differences between some pairs of points are given below. Calculate the unknown potential differences VCA, VAD, VDB.

Hint: When considering potential differences one may arbitrarily assign any point a potential of zero (rather than "zero at infinity"). E.g., if you set VA = 0, then VB must be +5 V (since VBA = 5 V); continue for values of V at C and D and then determine VCA etc.

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