A long straight wire carries a steady current. A square conducting loop is in the same plane as the wire. If we push the loop toward the wire, how is the direction of the current induced in the loop related to the direction of the current in the wire?
The Attempt at a Solution
I understand that a moving wire causes a force and therefore a current along the wire. I am having a hard time relating the moving wire to the square loop. Is it in the same magnetic field? Because it's a square wouldn't the current be travelling in all different directions? I'm really confused about where to start how to the relate the force on the wire to the force on the loop.