Danish K.

asked • 02/04/17

solve the problem

the resisitance of a no.8 copper wire whose cross section is 8.37mm^2 is 2.06 ohms per kilometer.

a. what is the resistance in ohms per 1000 ft?
b. what is the cross section in square inches?

2 Answers By Expert Tutors


Michael J. answered • 02/04/17

Effective High School STEM Tutor & CUNY Math Peer Leader

Sean W. answered • 02/04/17

Biomedical Engineer from Vanderbilt

Danish K.

In a. Its asking to find in the answer in 1000 ft..is that what u did? 


Sean W.

No. I converted only to ft. To get the answer, multiply by 1000. 


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