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Problem: A particle with a charge of q = -5.00 nC is moving in a uniform magnetic field of B = (-1.30 T) k. The magnetic force on the particle is measured to be F = (-7.60x10-7 N) JA) Can vy, the y component of velocity be determined?B) Calculate vx, the x component of the velocity of the particle.C) Can vz, the z component of velocity be determined?

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The magnetic force:

F=q(v×B)

We have the velocity, v as:

v=vxi+vyj+vzk

Now, we have force as:

F=q|ijkvxvyvzBxByBz|

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A particle with a charge of q = -5.00 nC is moving in a uniform magnetic field of B = (-1.30 T) k. The magnetic force on the particle is measured to be F = (-7.60x10-7 N) J

A) Can vy, the y component of velocity be determined?

B) Calculate vx, the x component of the velocity of the particle.

C) Can vz, the z component of velocity be determined?

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