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Solution - Why Does a Compass Needle Get Deflected When Brought Near a Bar Magnet? - CBSE (Science) Class 12 - Physics

Question

Why does a compass needle get deflected when brought near a bar magnet?

Solution

The needle of a compass is a small magnet. That’s why when a compass needle is brought near a bar magnet, its magnetic field lines interact with that of the bar magnet. Hence, a compass needle gets deflected.

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Solution for question: Why Does a Compass Needle Get Deflected When Brought Near a Bar Magnet? concept: Introduction of Magnetism. For the courses CBSE (Science), CBSE (Arts), PUC Karnataka Science, CBSE (Commerce)
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