Currents Into a Junction#

Part 1#

Can all of the currents going into the junction shown below be positive?


Answer Section#

  • Yes

  • No

By Kirchhoff’s junction rule, the sum of the currents flowing into a junction must equal the sum of the currents flowing out of the junction.


Problem is from the OpenStax University Physics Volume 2 textbook, licensed under the CC-BY 4.0 license.
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