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A 2.0 m wire segment carrying a current of 0.60 A oriented parallel to a uniform magnetic field of 0.50 T experiences a force of what magnitude

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  1. F = B I L
    if the current is perpendicular to the B-field.

    In this case the current is parallel the field, and there is zero force.

    It's a trick question

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  2. 0.6

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  3. It is 0, there is no force when traveling parallel.

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