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The drawing shows the circular paths of an electron and a proton. These particles have the same charge magnitudes, but the proton is more massive. They travel at the same speed in a uniform magnetic field , which is directed into the page everywhere. Which particle follows the larger circle, and does it travel clockwise or counterclockwise? __________Particle __________Direction of Travel (a) ........... Electron ....................... Clockwise (b) .......... Electron .............. Counterclockwise (c) ............ Proton ....................... Clockwise (d) ............ Proton ............. Counterclockwise




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