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Problem: If you were to cut a small permanent bar magnet in half, A) None of these statements is true.  B) one piece would be a magnetic north pole and the other piece would be a south pole. C) each piece would in itself be a smaller bar magnet with both north and south poles. D) neither piece would be magnetic.

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If you were to cut a small permanent bar magnet in half,

A) None of these statements is true. 

B) one piece would be a magnetic north pole and the other piece would be a south pole.

C) each piece would in itself be a smaller bar magnet with both north and south poles.

D) neither piece would be magnetic.

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