Magnetic Force Between Two Moving Charges Video Lessons

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# Problem: The direction of the magnetic force on a moving charged particle in a magnetic field is __________.A. both perpendicular to the velocity and perpendicular to the magnetic fieldB. perpendicular to the magnetic fieldC. perpendicular to the velocity

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Magnetic force:

$\overline{){\mathbf{F}}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{q}}{\mathbf{v}}{\mathbf{×}}{\mathbf{B}}}$, where F is the force on a charged particle q moving with a velocity v in a magnetic field B

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###### Problem Details

The direction of the magnetic force on a moving charged particle in a magnetic field is __________.

A. both perpendicular to the velocity and perpendicular to the magnetic field

B. perpendicular to the magnetic field

C. perpendicular to the velocity