Wire in an external magnetic field#

A long, straight, horizontal wire carries a left-to-right current of 23.5\(\rm\ A\).The wire is placed in a uniform magnetic field of magnitude 38.5\(~\mu\mathrm{T}\) that is directed vertically downward.

Question Text#

What is the magnitude of the net magnetic field 18.5\(\rm\ cm\) above the wire?

Answer Section#

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\(B=\) \(\rm\ \mu T\)

Attribution#

Problem is from the OpenStax University Physics Volume 2 textbook, licensed under the CC-BY 4.0 license.
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