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Calculate magnetic field generated by a short current carrying segment of wire for the spot indicated in the diagram below.

. (0.5m, 0.5m)

(0,0)_____________>__________________ (1m, 0)

I= 2A
|---------------- 1m -----------------------|

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Magnetic field generated by a short current is examined.

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According to Biot-Savart law the magnetic field due to a current carrying segment is given by:

In our case we can write:
The directionality of the cross product is determined ...

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