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a). If the resistance of the resistor in Fig. 21-46 is slowly increased, what is the direction of the current induced in the small circular loop inside the larger loop? b). What would it be if the small loop were placed outside the larger one, to the left?

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

a) Since the current in the outer loop induces a magnetic field, which in turn induces a current in the inner loop, and Lenz's Law states that this must flow in the opposite direction, shouldn't it flow clockwise? According to the answer key this is incorrect.

Any help would be much appreciated.

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# Homework Help: Lenz's Law

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