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Problem: A flat, circular, steel loop of radius 75 cm is at rest in a uniform magnetic field, as shown in an edge-on view in the figure. The field is changing with time, according toFind the direction of the current induced in the loop, as viewed from above the loop.

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Considering the equation of the magnetic field, the magnetic field through the loop is decreasing. The induced magnetic field is in the same direction as the magnetic field in the diagram.

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A flat, circular, steel loop of radius 75 cm is at rest in a uniform magnetic field, as shown in an edge-on view in the figure. The field is changing with time, according to


Find the direction of the current induced in the loop, as viewed from above the loop.

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