Problem: What are the strength and direction of the magnetic field at the center of the loop?

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Magnetic field due to a loop:

B=μ0I2r

Magnetic field due to a straight conductor:

B=μ0I2πr

The magnetic field at the center of the loop is the sum of the field due to the loop and a straight conductor.

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What are the strength and direction of the magnetic field at the center of the loop?

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