Silicon, Circuits, and the Digital Revolution

Mix and Match

How many different values of resistance can be generated from the following three resistors: 1 ohm, 2 ohm, and 4 ohm? You have one of each, but may use as many as you wish in constructing the various configurations. Calculate the effective resistance of each configuration.


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