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Two Current-Carrying Wires: Magnetic Force on Wire

APPH12-KFTQGE

Created for Albert.io. Copyright 2016. All rights reserved.

Two horizontally-oriented parallel wires both carry current to the right in the plane of the page, as shown in the diagram.

In what direction is the force on the bottom wire, due to the magnetic field generated by the top wire?

A

Into the page

B

Out of the page

C

Up the page

D

Down the page