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A mild steel wire of length 1.0 m and cross-sectional area 0.50 × 10-2 cm2
is stretched, well within its elastic limit, horizontally between two pillars. A mass of 100 g is suspended from the mid-point of the wire. Calculate the depression at the midpoint.

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