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## Homework Statement

Show that the 4-force law: F_u=q/c E_{uv}U^v leads to the usual Lorentz force law.

## Homework Equations

F = E + v x B.

## The Attempt at a Solution

What's U?

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Nusc

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Show that the 4-force law: F_u=q/c E_{uv}U^v leads to the usual Lorentz force law.

F = E + v x B.

What's U?

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Phrak

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U^{v} looks like a four velocity with a raised index. What is E_{uv}?

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Nusc

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I have no idea, the question doesn't say.

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Nusc

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Anyone else have an idea?

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