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Which of the following is true of compasses? a. compass magnets can only be deflected by electromagnets such as earth''s magnetic field b. compass magnets can be deflected by earth''s magnetic field or other permanent magnets c. compasses always point toward geographic north d. compasses detect fluctuations in convection in the matle

Annie Barnes

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Samantha Barber on February 21, 2018

the truth about compasses is: B. Compass magnets can be deflected by the earths magnetic field or other permanent magnets. Im pretty sure this is something that happens to a magnet This same feature of making a compass may not work if you have near another source of magnetic force, in most cases, the compass ' needle will spin uncontrollably

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