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    A long straight wire runs North to South carrying an electric current running South to North. If a compass is placed beneath the wire in what direction will the compass point?

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    A long straight wire runs North to South carrying an electric current running South to North. If a compass is placed beneath the wire in what direction will the compass point?

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    A long straight wire runs North to South carrying an electric current running South to North. If a compass is placed beneath the wire in what direction will the compass point?

    Reading: The direction of magnetic field due to a current carrying conductor is given by using right hand rule.
    According to this rule if the wire is held such ...

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    The expert examines North to South carrying an electric current running North to South.

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