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# If two straight current carrying wires are kept perpendicular to each other almost touching, then the wires

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Attract each other
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Repel each other
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Remain Stationary
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Become parallel to each other
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Solution

## The correct option is B Become parallel to each otherSolution: Let given figure shows two long current carrying conductor placed ⊥rd to each other.Here F1 & F2 be equal in magnitude and opposite in direction. It will provide torque & conductor will rotate & become parallel.⇒ Even after that it may be attracted or repelled depend upon-direction of current, but initially it become parallel to (1).

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