The resistors of resistances 2 Ω, 4 Ω and 8 Ω are connected in parallel, then the equivalent resistance of the combination will be 

(1) 87Ω

(2) 78Ω

(3) 74Ω

(4) 49Ω 

(1) 1Req=12+14+18=4+2+18

Req=87Ω

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