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What Happens to the Flow of Electric Current During a Short Circuit? - Science and Technology 1

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What happens to the flow of electric current during a short circuit?

When does an electric short circuit occur?

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Solution 1

The flow of current abruptly increases during a short circuit.

Solution 2

If the insulation of the wires used in the circuit is damaged or the appliance used is faulty due to which the live wire and the neutral wire comes in direct contact as a result current in the circuit rises and the short circuit occurs.

Concept: Household Electrical Circuits
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NCERT Class 10 Science
Chapter 13 Magnetic Effects of Electric Current
Q 17 | Page 241
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