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AP® Physics C: E & M

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Wire Carrying Current in a Magnetic Field

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A wire is carrying current in such a way that electrons flow towards the top of the page as shown above. The wire experiences a force out of the page.

What direction is the magnetic field?

A

Into the page.

B

To the left.

C

To the right.

D

Up the page.

E

Down the page.