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# Which of the following correctly describes the magnetic field near a long straight wire? - Science

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#### Question

Which of the following correctly describes the magnetic field near a long straight wire?

• The field consists of straight lines perpendicular to the wire

• The field consists of straight lines parallel to the wire

• The field consists of radial lines originating from the wire

• The field consists of concentric circles centred on the wire

#### Solution 1

The field consists of concentric circles centred on the wire

#### Solution 2

The field consists of concentric circles centred on the wire.

The magnetic field near a long straight wire consists of concentric circles centred on the wire.

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NCERT Solution for Science Textbook for Class 10 (2019 to Current)
Chapter 13: Magnetic Effects of Electric Current
Q: 1 | Page no. 240
Lakhmir Singh Solution for Physics for Class 10 (2019 Exam) (2018 to Current)
Chapter 2: Magnetic Effects of Electric Current
Q: 27 | Page no. 83

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Solution Which of the following correctly describes the magnetic field near a long straight wire? Concept: Magnetic Field Due to a Current carrying Straight Conductor.
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