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Problem: For the following two questions consider the wire shown in the figure. (Figure 1)Part AWhat is the direction of the magnetic field BA→ at Point A?a. BA→ is out of the page.b. BA→ is into the page.c. BA→ is neither out of nor into the page and BA→ ≠ 0.d. BA→ = 0

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In this problem, we are required to demonstrate our ability to determine the direction of the magnetic field around straight current-carrying conductors.

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For the following two questions consider the wire shown in the figure. (Figure 1)


Part A


What is the direction of the magnetic field BA at Point A?

a. BA is out of the page.

b. BA is into the page.

c. BA is neither out of nor into the page and BA ≠ 0.

d. BA = 0

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