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Wires in a Magnetic Field

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The diagram below represents five different same-length identical wires (red) carrying the same amount of current in the same magnetic field (blue) with current directions and magnetic field direction indicated by arrows.

Which wire(s) experience(s) the most force due to the magnetic field?

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A

3 only

B

2 only

C

2 and 5

D

1 only

E

1 and 4