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Two parralel wires are 8 cm apart. The magnetic field halfway between them is 300 uT. What equal currents must be in the wires? Consider parralel and antiparralel currents

2. Relevant equations

I use Ia=Ib

B = (u*i) / (2*Pi*distance) where distance = 0.04 m (0.08m divided by two since it is halfway)

then I solve for I, I get 60 Amperes, the answers is 30 amperes

What to do?

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# Homework Help: Magnetic field between two parallel wires

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