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Problem: What is the most convenient way to represent the niobium wire in your figure?A. In the plane of the paper with the current flowing horizontally.B. In the plane of the paper with the current flowing vertically.C. In the plane of the paper with the current flowing neither horizontally nor vertically.D. Perpendicular to the plane of the paper with the current flowing either into or out of the paper.E. Out of the plane of the paper, but not perpendicular to it.

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From ampere's right-hand rule, we represent the wire such that we can hold the wire with the right hand in such as way that the thumb points to the direction of the current and the fingers curl to the direction of the magnetic field.

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What is the most convenient way to represent the niobium wire in your figure?

A. In the plane of the paper with the current flowing horizontally.

B. In the plane of the paper with the current flowing vertically.

C. In the plane of the paper with the current flowing neither horizontally nor vertically.

D. Perpendicular to the plane of the paper with the current flowing either into or out of the paper.

E. Out of the plane of the paper, but not perpendicular to it.

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