Why is the direction in which the D.C. motor turns reversed here?

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Homework Statement:
I tried Fleming left hand rule and no matter what doesn't AB move downwards?
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in my worksheet, AB turns in clockwise direction , while in my textbook, it turns in the anti clockwise direction.
so may I know why is this the case?
 

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Where does it say it turns clockwise?
 
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Where does it say it turns clockwise?
in fig 6.2, A moves upwards while D moves downwards so doesn't it mean clockwise?
 
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I don't see anything in the figure which suggests A is moving upward and D is moving downward.
 

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