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AP® Physics C: E & M

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Three Parallel Wires: Same Magnitude of Current

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Three wires $A$,$B$, and $C$ all are all parallel and have the same magnitude of current. Wires $A$ and $B$ have current going toward the top of the screen while wire $C$ has current going toward the bottom of the screen.

What is the direction of the force on $A$ because of the other two wires?

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A

To the right.

B

To the left.

C

Into the screen.

D

Out of the screen.

E

Toward the bottom of the screen.