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Problem: A long wire carries current I. The wire is straight except for one square-shaped "half-loop" KLMN as shown (Figure 1). Assume that d is a known quantity.(a) Find the magnitude of magnetic field Bnet at point P. Express your answer in terms of some or all of the quantities d and /, and the constants  μ0 and π.(b) Find the direction of the magnetic field at P.

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Magnetic field:

B=μ0I2πr

Consider

(a) BJK = 0 T

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A long wire carries current I. The wire is straight except for one square-shaped "half-loop" KLMN as shown (Figure 1). Assume that d is a known quantity.

(a) Find the magnitude of magnetic field Bnet at point P. Express your answer in terms of some or all of the quantities d and /, and the constants  μ0 and π.
(b) Find the direction of the magnetic field at P.

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