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Name: Unknown Status: student Age: 15 Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: 1999
What affects the resistance of a wire? and also could you explain what causes the wire to resist the flow of the current?
Conduction electrons moving through the wire bang into electrons attached to atoms. This converts some of the electrical energy to heat.
The itt effect the resistance in wires:
Cross sectional area
What causes the wire to resist the flow of current are impurities in the wire and imperfect atomic alignments.
---Nathan A. Unterman
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