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Why does the cord of an electric heater no, glow while the heating element does?

 Why does the cord of an electric heater no, glow while the heating element does?

Grade:12

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Harshit Singh
askIITians Faculty 5964 Points
one year ago
Dear Student

The resistance of cord is extremely small as compared to that of heating element, so the heat produced in cord is less as compared to heating element. So the heating element begins to glow but cord does not glow.

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