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Magnitude of the current

  1. Nov 23, 2006 #1
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    . P
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    If a positive charge is placed at P. Such that it is stationary it would then

    a) Move in a circular path
    b) Move in a parabolic path
    c) Move in the direction perpendicular to the field
    d) Remain stationary

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  3. Nov 23, 2006 #2

    Hootenanny

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    What do you think and why?
     
  4. Nov 23, 2006 #3
    Im not sure im kinda a noob at this
     
  5. Nov 23, 2006 #4
    This is why i need help
     
  6. Nov 23, 2006 #5

    Hootenanny

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    The rules of this forum state that you must show some effort in solving your problem before you recieve help. You must have some idea, consult your notes / text
     
  7. Nov 23, 2006 #6
    man, i have too hand this in tomorrow and im at risk of failing can you cut a guy a break
     
  8. Nov 23, 2006 #7

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    As I said in your other thread, I will not do your work for you; but if you show a little effort you will have the answer to your question. Now, what is the expression for the force experienced by a charged particle in a magnetic field?
     
  9. Nov 23, 2006 #8
    Hootenanny does the magnitude of the current depend on the strength of the magnet.

    P.S because weave formed such a close friendship over these past hours do you think you might be able to answer my other question.... pleaseeeeee
     
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