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Magnetic Field due to a Current Carrying Wire with Jumper Cables

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Jumper cables used to start a stalled vehicle often carry a 15 A current. How strong is the magnetic field 16 cm away?

What percentage of the Earth's magnetic field (5.00 E-5 T) is this?

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Magnetic field is calculated and compared with earth's magnetic field.

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