Magnetic Force on Current-Carrying Wire Video Lessons

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Problem: A straight segment of wire is in a region of uniform magnetic field. If the current in the wire is toward the right and the direction of the magnetic field is into the page, as shown in the sketch, the direction of the force on the wire 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 straight segment of wire is in a region of uniform magnetic field. If the current in the wire is toward the right and the direction of the magnetic field is into the page, as shown in the sketch, the direction of the force on the wire 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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