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Problem: A conducting loop is halfway into a magnetic field. Supposed the magnetic field begins to increase rapidly in strength. What happens to the loop? Explain your answer fully!a. The loop is pushed upward, toward the top of the page.b. The loop is pushed downward, toward the bottom of the page.c. The loop is pushed to the left, into the magnetic field.d. The loop is pushed to the right, out of the magnetic field.

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From Lenz's law, the direction of induced current creates an induced Magnetic field to oppose changes in magnetic flux. 

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A conducting loop is halfway into a magnetic field. Supposed the magnetic field begins to increase rapidly in strength. What happens to the loop? Explain your answer fully!

a. The loop is pushed upward, toward the top of the page.

b. The loop is pushed downward, toward the bottom of the page.

c. The loop is pushed to the left, into the magnetic field.

d. The loop is pushed to the right, out of the magnetic field.

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