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How does the wire in the filament of a light bulb behave differently to the other wires in the circuit when the current flows? (b) What property of the filament wire accounts for this difference?

  

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(a) How does the wire in the filament of a light bulb behave differently to the other wires in the circuit when the current flows?

(b) What property of the filament wire accounts for this difference?

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(a) The filament wire becomes white hot where as other wires in the circuit do not get heated much.

(b) High resistance of filament wire accounts for this difference.

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