A field is always tangential to the field lines that describe it.
For example, the direction of the electric field at any point is tangential to the electric field line at the point.
Answer the questions below on the basis of your experience with charges and magnets.
Based on your experience with electric field lines:
a) how should the direction of the magnetic field at every point be related to the magnetic lines?
b) how should the strength of the magnetic field at every point be reflected in the magnetic field lines?
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