Thumb points in the direction of the force on the conductor, Fingers point in the direction of field and perpendicular to the palm points in the direction of the Current.
The figure shows a wire that is connected to a power supply and suspended between the poles of a magnet. When the switch is closed, the wire deflects in the direction shown.
Which of the dashed boxes represents the position of the north magnetic pole? Choose one A,B,C, or D.
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