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Why does a compass needle get deflected when brought near a bar magnet?

Why does a compass needle get deflected when brought near a bar magnet?

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Harshit Singh
askIITians Faculty 5964 Points
one year ago
Dear Student

A compass needle is a small bar magnet with north and south pole. The compass needle deflects due to repulsion/attraction with the bar magnet.

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