# Physics/electricity

posted by Joe

Eighteen-gauge wire has a diameter of 1.024 mm. Calculate the resistance of 19 m of 18 gauge lead wire at 20°C.

1. Pat

2. Elena

resistivity at 20℃ is
ρ=22•10⁻⁸ Ohm•m

R= ρL/A= 4ρL/πD²=
=2•22•10⁻⁸•19/ π(1.024•10⁻³)²=
=5.076 Ohms

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