Problem: An electron traveling along the +x-axis enters an electric field that is directed vertically down, i.e. along the negative y-axis. What will be the direction of the electric force acting on the electron after entering field?A) downwardB) upwardC) to the leftD) to the right

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An electron traveling along the +x-axis enters an electric field that is directed vertically down, i.e. along the negative y-axis. What will be the direction of the electric force acting on the electron after entering field?

A) downward

B) upward

C) to the left

D) to the right

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