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How Does the Resistance of a Wire Vary with Its: Diameter? - Science

How does the resistance of a wire vary with its: 

 diameter? 

 

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Solution

We know that the area of cross-section, A =  πr2 = π (d / 2)2, where r is the radius and d is the diameter of the wire. So on increasing the diameter of the wire, its resistance decreases.

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Lakhmir Singh Class 10 Physics (Science)
Chapter 1 Electricity
Q 21.2
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