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Magnetic field due to two current carrying concentric loops

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Two concentric circular loops each have currents of 2.5 x 10^-3 amperes with radii of 10 cm and 4 cm. The currents travel in opposite directions for each loop. How would you calculate and draw the magnetic field at the common center, and in what direction would the field be pointing in?

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