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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 ?

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Pawan Prajapati
askIITians Faculty 60782 Points
one year ago
The current will flow more easily through a thick wire than a thin wire of the same material. Larger the area of cross-section of a conductor, more is the ease with which the electrons can move through the conductor. Therefore, smaller is the resistance of the conductor.

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