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Resistivity and Temperature

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Homework Statement


Initially, copper wire is 20oC then raises the temperature of the wire casing the resistivity up 12%, find the temperature at the final.

Homework Equations


R=Rref[1+α(T-Tref)]

The Attempt at a Solution


I am completely confused with this mathematics problem,Stucking with the final resistivity ( R ) in the equation
 

Answers and Replies

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If the initial resistance is 10 Ohm, what is the final resistance?
If the initial resistance is R0, what is the final resistance?
 

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