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Applied Loads, Young's Modulus, Poisson's Ratio

The Young's modulus and the Poisson's ratio for copper are 124.8 GPA and 0.36 respectively. When a tensile load is applied to a 1.5cm diameter copper rod, the diameter is reduced to 1.498cm. What is the correct applied load?

a) 81,640N
b) 73,500N
c) 82,550N

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