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Problem: (a) What is the direction of the magnetic field at Point C? (b) What is the direction of the magnetic field at Point D? (c) What is the direction of the magnetic field at Point E?

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Magnetic field around conductors:

B=μ0i2πr

Right-hand rule: Thumb points in the direction of the current. Fingers curl in the direction of the magnetic field.

(a)

At C, the field due to both conductors is directed in the same direction.

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What is the direction of the magnetic field at Poi


(a) What is the direction of the magnetic field at Point C? 

(b) What is the direction of the magnetic field at Point D? 

(c) What is the direction of the magnetic field at Point E?

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