(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A bird sits on a high-voltage power line with its feet 2.0 cm apart. The wire is made from aluminum, is 3.0 cm in diameter, and carries a current of 160 A. What is the potential difference between the bird's feet?

2. Relevant equations

I=neAv

Where I is current, n is electrons per volume, A is cross sectional area, v is drift velocity.

V=E*D

3. The attempt at a solution

My answer is going to have units of J/C, and the cross sectional area of the wire is 1/4*Pi*(3cm)^2.

I don't know where to proceed from here.

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# Homework Help: Potential difference between Bird's Feet?

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