Magnetic field two parallel wires

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Homework Statement



Two parallel wires are separated by 5.30 cm, each carrying 2.5 A of current in same direction. What is the magnitude of the force per unit length between the wires?


Homework Equations



B2=(mo constant)I2/2pid

The Attempt at a Solution


plugged 2.5 in for I and .053 for d
red x
help?
 

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That equation isn't enough You need the equation for the force on a current carry conductor due to a magnetic field.
 

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