# A resistor of 8ohm is connected in parallel with another resistor X. The resulant resistance of the combination is 4.8ohm. What is the value of X ?

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1/TOTAL RESISTANCE=1/R₁+1/R₂...........1/RN

HERE, 1/ 4.8Ω=1/8Ω+1/XΩ

10/48 -- 1/8 =1/X

(10+6)/48=1/X

16/48=1/X

X =48/16=24/8=3Ω