A very long straight wire carries current I. In the middle of the wire a right-angle bend is made. The bend forms an arc of a circle of radius r as shown in the figure below.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Figure: http://east.ilrn.com/graphing/bca/user/appletImage?dbid=1161207397 [Broken]

Lets say the permeability of free space is mu. So I believe the answer is ((mu*I)/(4*pi*r))*(pi/2), which equals to (mu*I)/(8*r).

It says the answer is wrong... Can anyone help?

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# Homework Help: Need help on magnetic fields and free space

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