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The net charge in a current carrying wire is zero.Then why does magnetic field exert a force on it.

The net charge in a current carrying wire is zero.Then why does magnetic field exert a force on it. 

Grade:12th pass

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Saurabh Kumar
askIITians Faculty 2411 Points
7 years ago
The net charge is zero because of equal positive and negative charges. But the positive changes being stationary don’t experience any force whereas the free electrons are moving in the current carrying conductor experiences force.

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