(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

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The illustration shows a current-carrying wire between magnetic poles. The arrows in the illustration show the direction of the current.

A. In the illustration above, will side X be forced up or down?

B. How far will the wire rotate before it stops? Why?

2. Relevant equations

I used the right-hand rule for the first, but I have no idea how to solve the second.

3. The attempt at a solution

The answer to A is up, correct? I tried to use the right-hand rule and it seems correct, but could someone confirm I'm on the right track?

I have no idea how to solve the second... I would assume that it will not be able to infinitely rotate, right?

Thank you soooo much for any help you could provide. Physics is not my strong subject... T.T

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# Homework Help: Current-Carrying Wire/Magnet Question

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