A 100 N force stretches the length of a hanging wire by 0.5 mm. The force required to stretch a wire, of the same material and length but having four times the diameter, by 0.5 mm is |
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a) |
100 N |
b) |
400 N |
c) |
1200 N |
d) |
1600 N |

A 100 N force stretches the length of a hanging wire by 0.5 mm. The force required to stretch a wire, of the same material and length but having four times the diameter, by 0.5 mm is |
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a) |
100 N |
b) |
400 N |
c) |
1200 N |
d) |
1600 N |

1 Answer

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In the given problem, Since, D is increased by a factor of, 4, therefore, F is increased by a factor of 16. |

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