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A bird lands on a bare copper wire carrying a current of 27 A. The wire is 8 gauge, which means that its cross-sectional area is 0.13 cm2.

(a) Find the difference in potential between the bird's feet, assuming they are separated by a distance of 7.2 cm.

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