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A thin wire loop carrying a current is placed in uniform magnetic field B pointing out of the plane of the coil. The loop will tend to: A.) move towards positive X-direction B.) move towards negative Y-Direction C.) contract D.) expand. Please explain. The ans. is given as C.) Using Flemming's L.H. rule I am getting it as D.

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  1. anonymous
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    The answer depends on the direction of the current... Was there a diagram involved?

  2. anonymous
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    Yes. I will try to post the diagram in 8 days. Don't have the book and i am out of station.

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    Here is the diagram. Sorry for the delay.

  4. anonymous
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    If your book uses conventional (+) current flow, I'm afraid I get D.) also... every dl x B gives an radially outward-directed force

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