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# Problem: A loose spiral spring carrying no current is hung from a ceiling . When a switch is thrown so that a current exists in the spring, how do the coils move? A) closer together B) farther apart C) not at all D) widening the loop diameter

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A loose spiral spring carrying no current is hung from a ceiling . When a switch is thrown so that a current exists in the spring, how do the coils move?

A) closer together

B) farther apart

C) not at all

D) widening the loop diameter

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