# How to calculate the force between two different magnets?

I'm doing an experiment and I need to calculate the force between two magnets with different stats, different sizes and flux density.

I learned physics in high school so I know all the terms.

In my experiment, those magnets align one above the other, but then one of them moves to the side, so if you put them on a grid, the location of one of them will be (0,0) and the other will be (5,3) for example.

I've found formulae on the internet only for two identical magnets, and only if they align one above the other.

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and magnet 2 what? Please clarify your question, and is this a homework problem? – Michael Brown Jan 19 '13 at 13:19
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Aside from that, your question isn't really that clear :/ – Manishearth Jan 19 '13 at 13:37
@Manishearth I have changed my question, is it more clear? – Someonation Jan 20 '13 at 7:49