how will u distinguish between 2 similar looking pieces of iron out of which one is magnet when no additional aid is available?

Asked by  | 16th Sep, 2013, 09:03: AM

Expert Answer:

Tie both the pieces with a thread and hang it with your hand.
The piece which is a magnet, will try and orient itself with the earth's magnetic field.
The regular iron piece will not orient itself.
 

Answered by Romal Bhansali | 16th Sep, 2013, 03:20: PM

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