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State Three Differences Between the Temporary and Permanent Magnets. - Physics

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State three differences between the temporary and permanent magnets.

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Solution

Temporary magnet

  1. It is made up of soft iron.
  2. The magnet which loses its magnetism as soon as magnetising force is removed away from it.
  3. Because of its weak power, it is not used to make the iron pieces into the magnet.

Permanent magnets

  1. It is made up of steel, cobalt, and nickel.
  2. The magnet, which does not lose its magnetic properties easily is called a permanent magnet.
  3. It can convert an ordinary piece of iron into a temporary magnet.
Concept: Making a Magnet
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Selina Concise Physics Class 6 ICSE
Chapter 6 Magnetism
Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 22
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