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Problem: Two long straight parallel wires carry currents as shown in the sketch. Point  A is midway between the two wires, 0.20 m from each wire. What are the magnitude and direction of the net magnetic field at point A due to the two wires?

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Two long straight parallel wires carry currents as shown in the sketch. Point  A is midway between the two wires, 0.20 m from each wire. What are the magnitude and direction of the net magnetic field at point A due to the two wires?

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