# The maximum load that a wire can sustain is W. If the wire is cut to half its value, the maximum load it can sustain is

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The maximum load that a wire can sustain is W. If the wire is cut to half its value, the maximum load it can sustain is
A. W
B. W/2
C. W/4
D. 2W

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sigma_(max)= F_(max)/A
:. F_(max) = F_(max)/A ,
which is independent of length of wire.