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  1. #1 Magnet question.... 
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    If you had a spherical magnet. Where would the north and south poles be?


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    In the direction wich the magnetic field of the indivdual particles is oriented. So it can be at any direciton in the 3 dimensions


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    So essentially what you're saying is that it can be in any position depending on the orientation of the magnet.
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    yes, you could even make a linear magnet going in a other direction by changing the magnetic field in it
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dimension
    If you had a spherical magnet. Where would the north and south poles be?
    Wherever they were formed - to say diametrically opposite would NOT be correct, imagine a large iron sphere with a rod shaped depression, you have a magnet which exactly fits that depression. Place the magnet in the depression. Get the picture?.
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