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    Magnetic effect of electric current on a field due to 4 wires

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    "Consider the four current-carrying wires described in the figure below. Each of these wires is long and straight, and carries the current I either into or out of the page, as shown."

    What is the direction of the net magnetic field produced by these four wires at the center of the square?

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    Solution Summary

    Four current carrying parallel wires are placed at the corners of a square, the magnetic field at the center of the square is calculated.