What conclusion do you get from the observation that a current-carrying wire deflects a compass needle placed near it?

The conclusion after observing a current-carrying wire that deflects a compass needle placed near it is that the wire is producing the magnetic field around the needle.

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A compass needle gets deflected when brought close to a current-carrying wire because the needle of a compass is made of a small piece of magnetized steel (permanent magnet).


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Updated on: 10-Oct-2022


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