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Problem: Part A: Point M is located a distance  from the midpoint between the two wires. Find the magnitude of the magnetic field  created at point M by wire 1.Express your answer in terms of , , and appropriate constants.Part B: Find the magnitude of the net magnetic field  created at point M by both wires.Express your answer in terms of , , and appropriate constants.

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Magnetic field due to a current-carrying conductor:

B=μ0I2πr

Resolving vector components,

Bx=|B| cos θBy=|B| sin θ

(a)

r=(2d)2+d2=d5

B1m=μ0I2πd5

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Part A: Point M is located a distance 2d from the midpoint between the two wires. Find the magnitude of the magnetic field B_1M created at point M by wire 1.

Express your answer in terms of I, d, and appropriate constants.

Part B: 

Find the magnitude of the net magnetic field B_M created at point M by both wires.

Express your answer in terms of Id, and appropriate constants.

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