Two long, straight wires are parallel and 23 cm apart. (a) If each wire carries a current of 53 A in the same direction, what is the magnitude of the magnetic force per meter (in N/m) exerted on each wire? N/m (b) Does the force pull the wires together or push them apart? O The wires are pulled together. O The wires are pushed apart. O The magnetic force per meter is zero. (c) What happens if the currents flow in opposite directions? O The wires are pulled together. O The wires are pushed apart. O The magnetic force per meter is zero.

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Two long, straight wires are parallel and 23 cm apart.
(a) If each wire carries a current of 53 A in the same direction, what is the magnitude of the magnetic force per meter (in N/m) exerted on each wire?
N/m
(b) Does the force pull the wires together or push them apart?
O The wires are pulled together.
O The wires are pushed apart.
O The magnetic force per meter is zero.
(c) What happens if the currents flow in opposite directions?
O The wires are pulled together.
O The wires are pushed apart.
O The magnetic force per meter is zero.
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Two long, straight wires are parallel and 23 cm apart. (a) If each wire carries a current of 53 A in the same direction, what is the magnitude of the magnetic force per meter (in N/m) exerted on each wire? N/m (b) Does the force pull the wires together or push them apart? O The wires are pulled together. O The wires are pushed apart. O The magnetic force per meter is zero. (c) What happens if the currents flow in opposite directions? O The wires are pulled together. O The wires are pushed apart. O The magnetic force per meter is zero.

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