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The Metal Case of an Electric Appliance is Earthed. Explain the Reason. - Physics

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The metal case of an electric appliance is earthed. Explain the reason.
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Solution

The metal case of an electrical appliance is earthed so that in any case of accidental contact of live wire with the metallic body of the appliance, the earthing would provide a safe and easy path for the electric charges to flow down to the earth which acts as very large sink. Thus, user is thereby protected from any fatal electric shock.

Concept: Current Electricity
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Frank ICSE Class 10 Physics Part 2
Chapter 4 Current Electricity
Exercise 4.2 | Q 9 | Page 188
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