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Problem: The electric field inside a 30-cm-long copper wire is 0.010 V/m.What is the potential difference between the ends of the wire?

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The potential across the ends of the wire can be expressed as:

V=EL, where L is the length of the inductor and E is the electric field within the conductor. 

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The electric field inside a 30-cm-long copper wire is 0.010 V/m.
What is the potential difference between the ends of the wire?

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