  # The resistance of a material can be calculated with the following equation:R = ρ L Awhere ρ is the resistivity, L is the length, and A is the cross-sectional area. What is the resistance of an axon’s membrane segment with a length of 1 mm (enter your answer in units of M Ω)?

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The resistance of a material can be calculated with the following equation:

R = ρ L A

where ρ is the resistivity, L is the length, and A is the cross-sectional area. What is the resistance of an axon’s membrane segment with a length of 1 mm (enter your answer in units of M Ω)?

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The equation of resistance is given by

Step 2

Assume that the value of resistivity is 1.5×107Ωm and the cross secti...

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