Describe the effect a permanent magnet will have on an induced magnet. (1 mark)
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Can you help me with this Physicse gcse question on permanent magnets?please watch
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- 10-02-2018 19:53
- 10-02-2018 19:58
i think depending on the poles they'll either attract if opposite poles or repel if like poles but idk
- 12-02-2018 10:06
An 'induced magnet' is a piece of magnetic material, eg iron, which behaves as a magnet only when placed in a magnetic field.
Imagine you have a bar magnet and use it to pick up a paperclip - the paperclip is the induced magnet. It's made of magnetic material and is attracted to the bar magnet.
The force is always attractive - ie a north pole on a permanent magnet will always induce a south pole on the paperclip and thus attract.