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# Force on a current carrying conductor due to magnetic field.

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In this problem i am not sure if you can just use the right hand screw rule

The cube is 40 cm on each edge. Four straight segments of wire - ab, bc, cd, and da - form a closed loop that carries a current I = 5 A, in the direction shown. The loop is placed in a uniform magnetic field of magnitude B = 0.020 T in the positive y direction. Determine the magnitude and direction of the magnetic force on each segment.

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The cube is 40 cm on each edge. Four straight segments of wire - ab, bc, cd, and da - form a closed loop that carries a current I = 5 A, in the direction shown. The loop is placed in a uniform magnetic field of magnitude B = 0.020 T in the positive y direction. Determine the magnitude and direction of the magnetic force on each segment.