Hello everyone, I think im missing this problem because there is an angle invovled, but it doesn't seem to matter what angle it is from what my lecture notes say. but heres the question:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

The bent wire shown in Fig. 28-39 lies in a uniform magnetic field. Each straight section is 2.1 long and makes an angle of = 62° with the x axis, and the wire carries a current of 2.0 A. What is the net magnetic force on the wire in unit-vector notation if the magnetic field is given by each of the following?

Here is the picture:

http://www.webassign.net/hrw/28-39.gif

Here is my work:

http://show.imagehosting.us/show/891660/0/nouser_891/T0_-1_891660.jpg

any ehelp would be great!

THe formula states: Fbtotal= F1 + F2 + F3 + ... + Fn then it says: F = I(L1 + L2 +....+Ln) x B

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# Homework Help: I got the formula, what does the angle effect? Net Magnetic force

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