Why Are Copper and Aluminium Wires Usually Employed for Electricity Transmission? - Science

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Why are copper and aluminium wires usually employed for electricity transmission?

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Solution 1

Copper and aluminium are good conductors of electricity also they have low resistivity. So they are usually used for electricity transmission.

Solution 2

Copper and aluminium wires are used for electrical transmission because they have a low resistance, which makes them good conductors of electricity.

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