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What is the maximum torque that can be obtained with the same total length of wire carrying the same current in this magnetic field?

*note i feel like ive tried everything and i can't seem to figure this problem out.

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What is the maximum torque that can be obtained with the same total length of wire carrying the same current in this magnetic field?

*note i feel like ive tried everything and i can't seem to figure this problem out.

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i got this answer:

B*I*((l+h)/2)^2

but the website system says my answer is off by a multiplicative factor.

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I think you would maximize the area by bending the wire into a circular shape.

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how did you get that answer patlai?

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