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If you were creating a lamp by hand what type of material would you chose for the wiring and what material would you chose to coat the wiring? Why?

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  1. silver of course because it is a great conductor but perhaps if I did not own a silver mine I might choose copper which is pretty good but a bit less expensive.

    good insulator, like glass, but if it has to bend use plastic or rubber.

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  2. A cattleman has installed a new electric fence. The cows keep escaping because they are not deterred by the low power they experience when touching the fence. There are two dials on his controls. Would you tell him to change the amperage or voltage? Support your answer with information from the lesson.

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