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Subject: A question of electrical resistance?

Date: Wed Feb 11 08:45:13 1998
Posted by Cecilia Klevendal
Grade level: other
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City: gothenburg State/Province: No state entered.
Country: sweden
Area of science: Physics
ID: 887208313.Ph

	Why are wires found at home made out of several thin copper wires
instead of one big thick copper wire? Don't the many thin wires cause
a much larger resistance than one single thick wire???

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