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How to determine the potential difference?

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1. A horizontal rod(oriented in e-w direction) is moved northward at constant velocity through a magnetic field that points straight down.



2. Why is the west end of the rod is at higher potential than the east end?



3. I have no idea how to obtain any information about V.
 
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1. A horizontal rod(oriented in e-w direction) is moved northward at constant velocity through a magnetic field that points straight down.



2. Why is the west end of the rod is at higher potential than the east end?



3. I have no idea how to obtain any information about V.
Show us the equation for the Lorentz force. How can you use it to help you answer this question?
 

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