Wire in an external magnetic field#

A long, straight, horizontal wire carries a left-to-right current of 24.0\(\rm\ A\). The wire is placed in a uniform magnetic field of magnitude 46.5\(~\mu\mathrm{T}\) that is directed vertically downward.

Question Text#

What is the magnitude of the net magnetic field 26.0\(\rm\ cm\) above the wire?

Answer Section#



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


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