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# Problem: A scalloped hammerhead shark swims at a steady speed of 1.0 m/s with its 80 -cm-wide head perpendicular to the earth's 56µT magnetic field.What is the magnitude of the emf induced between the two sides of the shark's head?Express your answer using two significant figures.

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Induced emf:

$\overline{){\mathbf{e}}{\mathbf{m}}{\mathbf{f}}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{-}}{\mathbit{B}}{\mathbit{l}}{\mathbit{v}}}$

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A scalloped hammerhead shark swims at a steady speed of 1.0 m/s with its 80 -cm-wide head perpendicular to the earth's 56µT magnetic field.

What is the magnitude of the emf induced between the two sides of the shark's head?