Cosmic Ray Electron#

Question Text#

A cosmic-ray electron moves at 6.5\(\times 10^6 \textrm{ m/s}\) perpendicular to Earth’s magnetic field at an altitude where the field strength is 4.5\( \times 10^{-5} \textrm{ T}\). What is the radius of the circular path the electron follows?

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Attribution#

Problem is from the OpenStax University Physics Volume 2 textbook, licensed under the CC-BY 4.0 license.
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