Ok, an ion experiences a magnetic force of 6.2X10^-16 N when moving in the positive x direction, but no force when moving in the positive y direction. What is the magnitude of magnetic force exerted on the ion when it moves in the x-y plane along the line x=y? Assume the ions speed is the same in all cases.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I know that for this problem F=qvB sin theta. Because the ion travels on the line x=y, then the theta angle is 45. Other than that I have no clue.

Thanks again for any help.

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# Homework Help: Magnetic Force on moving ion?

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