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Problem: The phase difference between the electric and magnetic fields in an electromagnetic wave isa. alternating between 0° and 90°b. 90°c. 45°d. continually changinge. 0°

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We are required to apply our knowledge of the propagation of electromagnetic waves.

The electric field and magnetic fields are perpendicular to each other. The electric field is oriented in the y-axis while the magnetic field is oriented in the z-axis. 

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The phase difference between the electric and magnetic fields in an electromagnetic wave is
a. alternating between 0° and 90°
b. 90°
c. 45°
d. continually changing
e. 0°

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