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A proton enters a uniform magnetic field with a path perpendicular to the field lines and moves in a circular path of radius $R$. An electron enters the same magnetic field at the same speed in a path perpendicular to the field.

Compared to the proton’s path, the radius of the electron’s circular path is:


the same radius.


a larger radius.


a smaller radius.


the electron moves in a straight line.

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