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Will current flow more easily through a thick wire or a thin wire of the same material, when connected to the same source? Why?

Will current flow more easily through a thick wire or a thin wire of the same material, when connected to the same source? Why?

Grade:12

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Harshit Singh
askIITians Faculty 5963 Points
2 years ago
Dear Student

The current will flow more easily through a thick wire as compared to the thin wire because the resistance of thick wire is less than that of thin wire. Less resistance, means more current.

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