Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 20 - Magnetism - Questions: 1

Answer

The magnetic field of the Earth is not always parallel to its surface either.

Work Step by Step

The magnetic field of the Earth is not always parallel to the surface, as shown in Figure 20-5. A compass needle tends to line up with the local magnetic field, so one end may dip downward.
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