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Magnetic Forces between Two Wires

APPH12-LUEFDM

$F_{AB}$ is the magnitude of the force Wire A exerts on Wire B and $F_{BA}$ is the magnitude of the force Wire B exerts on Wire A.

Laura L. Lang. Created for Albert.io. Copyright 2016. All rights reserved.

Which of the following statements are true regarding the magnitude of forces that exist between the two parallel current-carrying wires shown?

Select TWO answers.

A

$F_{AB}>F_{BA}$

B

$F_{AB}$ is to the left.

C

$F_{AB}=F_{BA}$

D

$F_{BA}$ is to the left.