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In what direction are the magnetic field lines surround a strait wire carrying a current that is moving directly away from you?
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In what direction are the magnetic field lines surround a strait wire carrying a current that is moving directly away from you?
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sirenitabailaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1332092056479:dw I know this is the answer, but can someone explain it to me?
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sirenitabailaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
aha! I got it.. nvm haha.. thumb is direction of current and you grab the wire with the thumb pointed in that direction thus the B field is clockwise or on the left out of the page, right into the page
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fretjeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Oersted discovered the moving of a compass needle nearby a current carrying metal wire.
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fretjeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
and chose the right hand rule as convention for positive current and north pole relation
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fretjeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so your own answer is correct, i gave you medal at the question
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hoseinBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
sirenitabaila you'r right
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TaufiqueBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1332102184036:dw the direction of tangent on the curve gives the direction of the magnetic field.....
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