Magnets attract when two opposing poles are brought together and repel when they have similar poles. Magnets come with a north pole and south pole. If one end of a magnet is the north pole and the end of the other magnet is the south pole, both pieces will attract; magnets will repel if two north poles or south poles are brought together.Continue Reading
Magnets refer to any object that exhibits a magnetic field. There are three major groups of magnets: permanent magnets, temporary magnets and electromagnet.