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A wire with four right-angle bends carries a current of 3.2 Amps in the direction shown by the arrowheads in the diagram.  The wire is within a region where a uniform magnetic field is applied given by the array of X’s in the diagram.  The magnitude of the magnetic field is 8 mT.  Determine the net force the magnetic field exerts on the wire.  Express your answer in terms of components and unit vectors.

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0.7 m
0.7 m
1.1m
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1.2 m
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X X хх X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 0.7 m 0.7 m 1.1m X X X X X X X X X X X X 1.2 m

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i-3.2 A В -8 mT В -8x103 т 0 90" 0.7 m L2 1.2 m L 1.1 m L 0.6 m L 0.7 m

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Force on wire

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Net force the magnetic fiel...

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F 64x10346.08x 103j F(64 i+46.08x 103 N

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