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Problem: What is the shape of the trajectory that a moving charged particle follows in a uniform magnetic field?

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Magnetic force on a moving charge:

F=qvBsinθ

The path followed depends on the angle θ.

(i) When θ = 90°

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What is the shape of the trajectory that a moving charged particle follows in a uniform magnetic field?

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