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AP® Physics C: E & M

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Force on a Segment of Wire in a Uniform Magnetic Field

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A 3.0 m segment of wire exists in a uniform magnetic field of 0.1 T. The wire has 0.5 A of current going through it and runs perpendicular to the magnetic field.

What is the force on the wire?

A

0.60 N

B

0.015 N

C

0.06 N

D

0.15 N

E

0.20 N