Assertion (A): Copper is used to make electric wires.

Reason (R): Copper has very low electrical resistance.



Due to its very low resistivity , copper is an excellent conductor of electricity and thus, it is used to make electric wires.


  • Assertion is true.
  • Reasoning is true.

So, the correct answer is (a).

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