# Problem: A brass wire is to withstand a tensile force of 350 N without breaking. What minimum diameter must the wire have?

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Breaking stress of brass is expressed as:

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A brass wire is to withstand a tensile force of 350 N without breaking. What minimum diameter must the wire have?