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## For a single section used as a tension member, the given area is assumed |

A. | 20% to 30% in excess of the net area |

B. | 30% to 40% in excess of the net area |

C. | 40% to 50% in excess of the net area |

D. | 50% to 60% in excess of the net area |

Answer» C. 40% to 50% in excess of the net area |

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