Asked in Inventions
What are the three metals that are attracted to magnets?
copper, nikel and iron
Asked in Science
How do you know if an object is going to be attracted to a magnet?
Metals and other magnets are the only objects that are attracted to magnets. However, many metals are NOT attracted to magnets. Copper, stainless steel, brass, gold, silver, zinc, and aluminum are a few metals that are NOT attracted to magnets. The best way to discover if the object will be attracted to a magnet is to introduce it to a magnet. ...
Asked in Elements and Compounds
Which type of nail iron or copper would stick to magnet?
The iron nail would stick to a magnet. Copper is not attracted to magnets. ...
Asked in Inventions
Are ferromagnetic materials weakly attracted to magnets?
No, ferromagnetic materials are strongly attracted to magnets. Ferrimagnetic materials are weakly attracted to magnets. ...
Asked in Coins and Paper Money, Magnetism
Why a magnet does not attract currency coins?
There are certain metals that are attracted to magnets, and other which are not. Coins are mostly made from metals such as copper and zinc that are not attracted to magnets. For a magnet to work a metal or alloy must contain iron. ...
Asked in Magnetism
Which metals are not attracted by magnets?
Metals that are not attracted by by magnets are Non Ferrous metals. Metals that can be magnets and are picked up by magnets are ferrous metals, IE they contain iron (Fe) steel, aluminum, and something else! Answer: Metals with iron in them are magnetic. Most others are not, for example, copper, brass, tin, aluminum, calcium, and so forth ...
Asked in British Coins
Two pence coins look as if they just made of copper but they attracted by magnets explain why this might be?
British 1 and 2 Pence coins were made from bronze until 1991. From 1992 onwards, they were made from copper plated steel. Steel being an alloy of iron, the new coins are naturally attracted to magnets. ...