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Problem: A rectangular coil lies flat on a horizontal surface. A bar magnet is held above the center of the coil with its north pole pointing down. What is the direction of the induced current in the coil? A) counterclockwise B) clockwise C) No current in the coil D) None of the previous is correct

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A rectangular coil lies flat on a horizontal surface. A bar magnet is held above the center of the coil with its north pole pointing down. What is the direction of the induced current in the coil?

A) counterclockwise

B) clockwise

C) No current in the coil

D) None of the previous is correct

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