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A DC power line for a light-rail system carries \({{params.I}}\textrm{ A}\) at an angle of \({{params.theta}}^{\circ}\) to the \(5.0 \times 10^{-5}\textrm{ T}\) field of the Earth. What is the force on a \({{params.L}}\textrm{ m}\) section of this line?

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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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