Copy the diagrams in Figure 7 into your notebook, and draw the direction of the conventional current or the
magnetic field lines. Also indicate the location of the north and south poles where appropriate.
The Attempt at a Solution
Using conventional flow (+ve →-ve)
Firstly, would I be correct in assuming that both Figure 1 and Figure 2 would produce the same magnetic field lines? Because using the right hand rule (which my book uses), a current going out of the page (left circle, figure 1) would produce field lines going counter-clockwise, and into the page (right circle, figure 1) is clockwise using the right hand rule. So would the two be the exact same?
What I can't seem to figure out is which way is north. I know how to determine north in a solenoid, but I'm not sure how to determine it for just two currents. Is there a north/south? We weren't taught this in class, and it doesn't seem to be in my textbook.
Thanks for any help.