Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 20 - Magnetism - Misconceptual Questions: 2


Choice C.

Work Step by Step

Use the right hand rule. If you point the thumb of your right hand directly into the page, in the direction of the current, your fingers curl around the wire in a clockwise direction. This indicates the direction of the magnetic field lines. The magnetic field points downward at location A.
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