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Question

 What happens to the resistance as the conductor is made thinner?

Solution

The resistance of a wire can be represented by the following equation: 

`R=(rhol)/A`

So, when the conductor is made thinner, its area of cross-section will decrease, since resistance is inversely proportional to the area of the conductor. Therefore, its resistance will increase.

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Solution What Happens to the Resistance as the Conductor is Made Thinner? Concept: Factors on Which the Resistance of a Conductor Depends.
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