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Chapter 7, Problem 3E
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Describe electric and magnetic fields.

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The electric and magnetic fields are to be defined.

Concept introduction:

Any particle with an electrical charge is called a charged particle.

Force is a push or pull to change the state of rest or uniform motion of an object.

Due to the motion of electrically charged particles, attraction or repulsion is created, and is called magnetic force.

Explanation of Solution

Electric field is a region around a charged particle within which a force would be exerted on another charged particle.

Expression for the electric field is as follows:

Ε=fq

Here, Ε is the electrical field, f is a force and q is a charge.

The magnetic field is a region around a magnet containing a magnetic force

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