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A circular coil of 20 turns and radius 10 cm is placed in a uniform magnetic field of 0.10 T normal to the plane of the coil. If the current in the coil is 5.0 A, what is the total torque on the coil,

25. (a) A circular coil of 20 turns and radius 10 cm is placed in a uniform magnetic field of 0.10 T normal to the plane of the coil. If the current in the coil is 5.0 A, what is the total torque on the coil,

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As we know the torque on a current-carrying loop in a magnetic field is given by the following relation

\\\vec{\tau }=I\vec{A}\times \vec{B}\\

It is clear that the torque, in this case, will be 0 as the area vector is along the magnetic field only.

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