A long straight wire with circular cross-section and a diameter of 5.10 mm is made of a metal with resistivity = 5.00×10-8 m. The wire carries a current of 28.5 A. Calculate the current density in the wire.
J = i / A
The Attempt at a Solution
I took the surface area, 0.0051 m, and multiplied it by pi to get the circumference. Then, I divided the current by the circumference and got 1778.79 A/m^2.