Kirchhoff's Law: Definition & Application

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Which is a correct statement of Kirchhoff's Loop Law?

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1. Which is a correct statement of Kirchhoff's junction law?

2. What would be the correct junction law equation for the junction shown below?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet as an assessment of your knowledge of Kirchhoff's Laws, what they are and how they are used. You will also review equations related to these laws as well as solve them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet checks what you know about:

  • What the Kirchhoff Loop Law states
  • Describing Kirchhoff's junction law
  • The equation for Kirchhoff's junction law
  • Solving for the current

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you read about the Kirchhoff Loop Law and interpreted it correctly
  • Knowledge application - review what you read about the equations for Kirchhoff's junction law to answer a question about it
  • Making connections - use understanding of the loop law equation and how to solve them

Additional Learning

You can take a closer look at this topic in the lesson, Kirchhoff's Law: Definition & Application. This lesson offers more information about:

  • Terminology related to electric circuits
  • What Kirchhoff's laws can help us understand
  • Using Kirchhoff's laws to analyze complex circuits
  • Example of using the laws to solve problems
  • What you have to do before applying the loop law
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