Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 24 - Think and Explain: 37

Answer

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The north pole of the bar magnet induces south poles on the closer side of a piece of iron. In the same way, the south pole induces north poles in the iron. This causes the attraction. This is similar to how a charged comb attracts bits of paper (Figure 22.13).
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