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Problem: The right edge of the circuit in the figure extends into a 50 mT uniform magnetic field.What are the magnitude and direction of the net force on the circuit?a) leftb) rightc) upd) down

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1 N=1 T·A·m

Current through the conductor:

I=VR=15 V3.0 Ω

I = 5.0 A

B = 50 mT

θ (perpendicular) = 90°

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The right edge of the circuit in the figure extends into a 50 mT uniform magnetic field.

What are the magnitude and direction of the net force on the circuit?

a) left

b) right

c) up

d) down

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