Why are copper and aluminium wires usually employed for electricity transmission?



Copper and aluminium are good conductors of electricity.

They have very low resistance and allow the current to flow through them easily.

Hence, they are used to make wires for electrical transmissions.

  1. Class 10
  2. Chapter 12 Class 10 - Electricity (Term 2)

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