why is lead not used to make electrical wires?

1. Lead cannot be used to make electrical wires because :
 
 (a) It is poor conductor of electricity.
(b) It has a very melting point and it melts when heated up by passage of electricity.

3. Note : Copper is used to make electrical wire as it has melting point above 1000. But melting point of Lead is below 350.
 

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as lead has low melting point 


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