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Magnetic Force: Different Circular Paths of Charged Particles

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Two charged particles enter into a uniform magnetic field with the same velocity, and it is found that the particles both move in counterclockwise circular paths of different radii.

Which one of the following options contains two true statements about the mass and the charge of the particles?

A

The particles have the same mass, and the same sign charge.

B

The particles have the same mass, and opposite signs of charge.

C

The particles have different masses, and the same sign of charge.

D

The particles have different masses, and opposite signs of charge.