Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 23 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 8

Answer

Water flows more easily through a wide pipe. Electric current flows more easily through a thick wire. You can more easily drink water through a short, wide straw than a long, narrow one. The resistance of a short, thick wire is lower than that of a long, thin wire.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on page 433.
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