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Question

Statements given below are incorrect. Write the correct statements.

A horse shoe magnet causes less magnetic attraction than a bar magnet.


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Solution

Bar magnet:

  1. A bar magnet is a rectangular piece of an object, made up of iron, steel or any other ferromagnetic substance.
  2. It is a permanent magnetic.
  3. It has a weak magnetic field around it.

U-shaped:

  1. U-shaped magnet is also known as horse-shoe magnet.
  2. It used for producing electricity in electric bell or other equipment.
  3. U-shaped magnets posses a strong magnetic field as compared to bar magnet.
  4. Thus, a horse shoe magnet causes much more magnetic attraction than a bar magnet.

So, the correct statement is,

A horse shoe magnet has more magnetic attraction than a bar magnet.


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