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# Problem: A particle with negative charge is traveling to the left with speed v. The particle passes through a region between two horizontal plates that carry equal and opposite charges, as shown in the sketch. Gravity can be neglected. The direction of the minimum magnetic field in the region between the plates that allows the particle to pass through the region undeflected is A) into the page B) out of the page C) to the left D) to the right E) toward the top of the page F) toward the bottom of the page

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A particle with negative charge is traveling to the left with speed v. The particle passes through a region between two horizontal plates that carry equal and opposite charges, as shown in the sketch. Gravity can be neglected. The direction of the minimum magnetic field in the region between the plates that allows the particle to pass through the region undeflected is

A) into the page

B) out of the page

C) to the left

D) to the right

E) toward the top of the page

F) toward the bottom of the page