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Maximum Force on Proton: Magnetic Field

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A proton is projected into a space shown below where the magnetic field is directed along the +x-axis.

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Which two of the following directions of travel for the proton lead to the greatest possible magnitude of magnetic force on the proton?

Select Two answers.

A

Along the +z-axis

B

At a 45 degree angle between the +x-axis and the -y-axis

C

At a 45 degree angle between the +z-axis and +y-axis

D

Along the -x-axis