Current and the Right Hand Rule

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Homework Statement



Find the direction of the magnetic field at point P.
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Homework Equations



See below.

The Attempt at a Solution



From the right hand rule, my thumb would point in the current's direction. Thus, my fingers would curl inward, so the magnetic field would point into the page?

Thanks.
 

Answers and Replies

  • #2
berkeman
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Correct-omundo.
 
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You can also use another variation. Try pointing your thumb into the page and look at where your fingers point
 

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