Magnetic Field Problem 9.6.4

Start Current: Animation 1 Start Current: Animation 2 Start Current: Animation 3 Start Current: Animation 4


The above animations represent two typical bar magnets each with a North and South pole. The arrows represent the direction of the magnetic field.  A wire is placed between the magnets and a current that comes out of the page can be turned on. 


Which animation properly represents the deflection of the wire when the current is on? Start Animation


Animation 4.


See Giancoli-PA: 20-1, Giancoli-SE: 27-3.


Physlet problem authored by Mario Belloni.

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