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Problem: A circular coil of wire 10.0 cm in diameter has 20 turns and carries a current of I = 10.0 A. The coil is in a region where the magnetic field is B = 0.25 T. What orientation of the coil gives the maximum torque on the coil?

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A circular coil of wire 10.0 cm in diameter has 20 turns and carries a current of I = 10.0 A. The coil is in a region where the magnetic field is B = 0.25 T. What orientation of the coil gives the maximum torque on the coil?

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