Problem: The magnetic field in the figure is decreasing at the rate of 0.7 T/s.(a) What is the magnitude of the acceleration of a proton at rest at point a? Express your answer as an integer and include the appropriate units.(b) What is the direction of the acceleration of a proton at rest at point a?

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a=qr2m|dBdt|

Here, q = 1.6 × 10-19 C, m = 1.67 × 10-27 kg, |dBdt| = 0.7 T/s, and r = 1.0 cm×1m100 cm = 1 × 10-2 m.

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The magnetic field in the figure is decreasing at the rate of 0.7 T/s.

(a) What is the magnitude of the acceleration of a proton at rest at point a? Express your answer as an integer and include the appropriate units.

(b) What is the direction of the acceleration of a proton at rest at point a?