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How does rubbing a magnet over iron, magnetise it?

  1. Jun 15, 2008 #1
    Any one know? I think becayse when you rub the magnet over the metal it causes something to align up, aligning up the poles? Ah i duno
     
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  3. Jun 15, 2008 #2

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    Last edited: Jun 15, 2008
  4. Jun 15, 2008 #3
    Cheers
     
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