Magnetic field around a conductor:
Right-hand grip rule: The thumb points in the direction of the current, fingers curl in the direction of the magnetic field.
Using the right-hand rule, the magnetic field at c due to the top wire is into the page. The magnetic field due to the lower wire is out of the page.
Assume that I = 11 A .
What is the magnetic field strength at point c?
What is the direction of the magnetic field strength at point c?
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