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In the Ampere's Law simulation the student measures the H-field in a conductor in relative units and the B-field exterior to the conductor in relative units. A switch is provided to enable the student to reverse the current so that they can see the effect this has on the B-field.

A plot of the B-field vs the H-field produces a linear function which the student is instructed to graph. The slope of the function is then determined. The slope is a magnetic constant related to the wire conductor used.

The student is asked to use the Wire Table to find the value of the magnetic constant associated with the wire number used. A percent error for the experiment is also required.

Two or three different wires should be used. This will give the student the opportunity to use their Mathematical skills.

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