what is the reason behind pole formationin a magnet?

what is the reason behind pole formationin a magnet?

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13 years ago

Dear sarat,

A magnet will always have two poles which we call arbitrarily North and South. I the magnet is broken in two this will create two new magnets with North and South poles. If a bar magnet is broken in two, at the fracture new north and south poles are formed at the point of fracture.

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