# Choose the correct option. The horizontal and vertical component of magnetic field of Earth are same at someplace on the surface of Earth. The magnetic dip angle at this place will be - Physics

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Choose the correct option.

The horizontal and vertical component of magnetic field of Earth are same at someplace on the surface of Earth. The magnetic dip angle at this place will be

• 30°

• 45°

• 90°

#### Solution

45°

Explanation:

"B"_"v"/"B"_"H" = tanΦ

∴ tanΦ = 1 ⇒ Φ = 45°

Concept: The Earth’s Magnetism
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#### APPEARS IN

Balbharati Physics 11th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 12 Magnetism
Exercises | Q 1. (iii) | Page 227