A2L Item 198

Goal: Honing the right hand rule

Source: UMPERG-283 Mag Force

In a region of space there is a uniform magnetic field pointing in the
positive z direction. In what direction should a negative charge move
to experience a force in the positive x direction?

  1. In the positive z direction
  2. In the negative z direction
  3. In the positive x direction
  4. In the negative x direction
  5. In the positive y direction
  6. In the negative y direction
  7. It can move in any direction
  8. The force cannot be in the +x direction



(6) Students will likely forget that the charge is negative.