NCERT Class VI Science Solutions: Chapter 13 – Fun with Magnets Part 5

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Question 19:

A bar magnet is cut into two pieces A and B, from the middle, as shown in Fig.

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A Bar Magnet is Cut into Two Pieces a and B

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Will the two pieces act as individual magnets? Mark the poles of these two pieces. Suggest an activity to verify your answer.

Answer:

By the test of repulsion

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Two Magnet

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Question 20:

Suggest an arrangement to store a U shaped magnet. How is this different from storing a pair of bar magnets?

Answer:

U shaped magnet - One metal plate is placed across the two poles of the U shaped magnet.

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U Shaped Magnet

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Bar magnet -Use two metal plates and one wooden block. Arrange them as shown in the figure

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Metal Plates and One Wooden Block

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