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Problem: Part APoint M is located a distance 2d from the midpoint between the two wires. Find the magnitude of the magnetic field B1M created at point M by wire 1.Express your answer in terms of I, d, and appropriate constants.Part BFind the magnitude of the net magnetic field BM created at point M by both wires.Express your answer in terms of I, d, and appropriate constants.

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This problem involves the magnetic field around a straight current-carrying conductor.

Magnetic field around a wire carrying current:

B=μ0i2πr

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Part A

Point M is located a distance 2d from the midpoint between the two wires. Find the magnitude of the magnetic field B1M created at point M by wire 1.

Express your answer in terms of I, d, and appropriate constants.

Part B

Find the magnitude of the net magnetic field BM created at point M by both wires.

Express your answer in terms of I, d, and appropriate constants.

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