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Problem: A very long straight current-carrying wire produces a magnetic field of 20 mT at a distance d from the wire. To measure a field of 5 mT due to this wire, you would have to go to distance of A) 2dB) 8dC) d√2D) 4dE) 16d

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A very long straight current-carrying wire produces a magnetic field of 20 mT at a distance d from the wire. To measure a field of 5 mT due to this wire, you would have to go to distance of 

A) 2d

B) 8d

C) d√2

D) 4d

E) 16d

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