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# Solved: You and a friend get lost while hiking, so your friend pulls out a magnetic

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Problem 60

You and a friend get lost while hiking, so your friend pulls out a magnetic compass to get re-oriented. However, youre standing right under a power line carrying 1.5 kA toward magnetic north; its 10 m above the compass. The horizontal component of Earths magnetic field at your latitude points northward and has magnitude 0.24 G. Will the compass help you find your way?

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Physics 201 Study Guide Basic Concepts/Equations/ Vocabulary Speed: Change in x (position) / change in t (time) or Distance travelled per unit time Velocity: The speed of a certain object with a given direction Relative velocity: Adding to motions together Displacement: Distance and direction of an object's change in position from the starting point. A change in x (position) Slope: Rise...

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