HI my name is Heath, I have an exam over Magnetic fields tomorrow. I was having problems on this one specific problem. If anybody could give me suggestions on how to solve that would be great.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

A 2 m long metal rod having a mass per unit length λ = 65 g/m carries a current I = 1 A. The rod hangs from two vertical wires in a uniform vertical magnetic field as shown. The wires make an angle θ = 10 degrees with the vertical when in equilibrium. Determine the magnitude of the magnetic field. (Answer in Teslas.)

-I am unsure of what to do here I used the right hand rule and found the direction of Fb force vector.

- Do i need to do summation of forces to find B? Or is there a quicker way by simply manipulating the equation FB=ILxB?

I appreciate any input, thanks guys

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# Homework Help: Magnetic Field Problem

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