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Problem: What is the direction of the magnetic field Bc at Point C?a. Bc is out of the pageb. Bc is into the pagec. Bc is neither out of nor into the page and Bc ≠ 0d. Bc = 0

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The magnetic field at point C due to Wire 1 is:

B=μ02π·Ir, which is out of the page.

The magnetic field at point C due to Wire 2 is:

B=μ02π·2I3r, which is also out of the page.

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What is the direction of the magnetic field Bc at Point C?
a. Bc is out of the page
b. Bc is into the page
c. Bc is neither out of nor into the page and Bc ≠ 0
d. Bc = 0

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