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Explain the following: Why copper and aluminium wires are usually employed for electricity transmission?

Explain the following:
Why copper and aluminium wires are usually employed for electricity transmission?

Grade:12

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Harshit Singh
askIITians Faculty 5964 Points
one year ago
Dear Student

•Copper and aluminium are much more easily and cheaply available than other metals.
•They offer low resistance and do not get heated.
•They can be easily made into wires due to high malleability.

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