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Magnetic Force on Moving Charge: Direction of Motion

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In the given diagram, an electron is shown at a particular moment in its motion through a magnetic field that is directed up the plane of the page.

Which one of the following is a possibile direction that the electron could be moving at the moment shown, if it is experiencing a magnetic force directed out of the plane of the page?

A

Right

B

Left

C

Down the page

D

Into the page