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Problem: The direction of the magnetic force on the proton isa. To the right b. Out of the screen c. Into the screen d. The magnetic force is zero e. To the left

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Right-hand rule for a positive moving charge:

Thumb points in the direction of the velocity. Fingers point in the direction of the magnetic field. Palm faces the direction of the force. 

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The direction of the magnetic force on the proton is

a. To the right 

b. Out of the screen 

c. Into the screen 

d. The magnetic force is zero 

e. To the left

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