Problem: Assume that I = 11 A .Part AWhat is the magnetic field strength at point b?Part BWhat is the direction of the magnetic field strength at point b?

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Magnetic field around a conductor: 

B=μ0i2πr

Right-hand grip rule: The thumb points in the direction of the current, fingers curl in the direction of the magnetic field. 

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The magnetic field at b due to both wires is directed into the page.

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Assume that I = 11 A .

Assume that I = 11 A . (Figure 1) P

Part A

What is the magnetic field strength at point b?

Part B

What is the direction of the magnetic field strength at point b?

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