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Problem: Does the loop of wire in Figure have a clockwise current, a counterclockwise current, or no current under the following circumstances? Explaina. The magnetic field points out of the page and is increasingb. The magnetic field points out of the page and is constantc. The magnetic field points out of the page and is decreasing

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This problem involves the direction of the induced current. We'll determine the direction using Lenz's law.

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Does the loop of wire in Figure have a clockwise current, a counterclockwise current, or no current under the following circumstances? Explain


a. The magnetic field points out of the page and is increasing

b. The magnetic field points out of the page and is constant

c. The magnetic field points out of the page and is decreasing

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