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How will you prove experimentally that graphite is good conductor of electricity?

Answer :

Steps to prove that graphite conducts electricity:

Step 1: Take a pencil and sharp it from both sides.


Step 2: Now, take two clips and join each with their respective leads of the pencil.


Step 3: Also join a small bulb in the setup and connect it with a battery cell.


Step 4: Assemble the apparatus properly as shown in thee figure below.


Step 5: Start the electric current in the circuit.



Observations: You will observe that the bulb starts to glow as soon as the current is applied. This proves that graphite is good conductor of electricity.


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