When does an electric short circuit occur?

 

Answer

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When live wire and neutral wire comes in direct contact with each other it causes overloading.

Due to overloading, the current in the circuit increases abruptly and short circuit occurs. 

  1. Class 10
  2. Chapter 13 Class 10 - Magnetic Effects of Electric Current

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