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Posted by Aaka on Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 7:31pm.

A closed loop carrying a current I lies in the xy plane. A uniform magnetic field is directed along the positive y axis. Which of the following statements best describes the total magnetic force on the current loop?
a)The total magnetic force is proportional to the area the closed loop encloses.
b) The total magnetic force depends on the shape of the loop.
c) The total magnetic force on the current loop is zero.
d)The total magnetic force is always in the plane of the loop.
e)The total magnetic force on the loop is nonzero and always perpendicular to the plane of the loop

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