Magnetic flux in a straight wire to a cylinder

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Homework Statement



A long, straight wire carrying a current of 3.00 A is placed along the axis of a cylinder of radius 0.500 m and a length of 5.00 m. Determine the total magnetic flux through the cylinder.

Homework Equations



flux=BAcostheta

The Attempt at a Solution


i found the area of the cylinder first and i dont have any idea where to go from there. Im not really finding any helpful equations.....
 

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Obviously, you have to calculate the magnetic field due to the current.
 
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Obviously, you have to calculate the magnetic field due to the current.

would i use B= (Moconstant)I/2pir??
 
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Yep.
 

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