Which of the following materials is the best electrical conductor?

Caleb Proctor 2022-07-14 Answered
Which of the following materials is the best electrical conductor? Brass
Copper
Aluminum
Nichrome
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Elliott Gilmore
Answered 2022-07-15 Author has 10 answers
The expression to calculate the resistance is,
R = ρ L A
So, if we consider L/A to be the same for all conductors,
The conductor with lower p will have a lower resistance, and hence will be the betterconductor.
So, Copper with the lowest resistivity is the best conductor
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