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Problem: A  2.5 μC charge with a mass of 250 μg enters a uniform, 1.5 T magnetic field. If the charge moves in the +x-direction at 150 m/s and the magnetic field points upwards, answer the following questions: a. What is the magnitude of the force on the charge? b. What is the acceleration of the charge? c. After 10 ms, what is the speed of the charge?

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A  2.5 μC charge with a mass of 250 μg enters a uniform, 1.5 T magnetic field. If the charge moves in the +x-direction at 150 m/s and the magnetic field points upwards, answer the following questions:

a. What is the magnitude of the force on the charge?

b. What is the acceleration of the charge?

c. After 10 ms, what is the speed of the charge?

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