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Net Force on Loop Near Wire

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As shown above, a rectangular loop of wire is to the right of a straight vertical wire. In the diagram, the straight wire carries current directed down the plane of the page, and the loop carries a clockwise-directed current in the plane of the page.

In what direction is the net magnetic force on the wire loop?

A

To the left

B

To the right

C

Up the page

D

Zero net force