AP® Physics C: E & M

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B-field of Loop

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​A circular loop of wire has current going through it in the clockwise direction.

What is the direction of the magnetic field that is caused by this current through the wire?

A

Inside the loop: out of the screen
Outside the loop: into the screen

B

Inside the loop: out of the screen
Outside the loop: out of the screen

C

Inside the loop: into the screen
Outside the loop: out of the screen

D

Inside the loop: into the screen
Outside the loop: into the screen

E

Inside the loop: into the screen
Outside the loop: there would be no magnetic field