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Problem: Four long parallel wires each carry 10.0 A of current in the direction shown. The wires are at the corners of a square that is 10.0 cm on a side. What is the magnetic field at the center of the four wires?A. 0B. 1.13 x 10-4 TC. 5.66 x 10-5 TD. 8.00 x 10-5 TE. 2.00 x 10-5 T

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Four long parallel wires each carry 10.0 A of current in the direction shown. The wires are at the corners of a square that is 10.0 cm on a side. What is the magnetic field at the center of the four wires?

A. 0

B. 1.13 x 10-4 T

C. 5.66 x 10-5 T

D. 8.00 x 10-5 T

E. 2.00 x 10-5 T

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