Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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Chapter 21 - Electromagnetic Induction and Faraday's Law - Questions: 2

Answer

Magnetic field is a vector. Magnetic flux is the scalar magnitude of magnetic field.

Work Step by Step

Magnetic field is a vector, and has units of tesla, T. Magnetic flux is proportional to the number of magnetic field lines passing through a closed loop, $\Phi_{B}=BA cos \theta$. It is a scalar, and has units of $T m^{2}$.
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