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Q. 17

Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics
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A radio wave is traveling in the negative-direction. What is the direction of at a point whereis in the positive-direction?

Direction of is in negativedirection.

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Step by Step Solution

Step 1: The travelling direction of electromagnetic waves is depicted in this diagram.

Figure is,

Step 2: Explanation

The vector of Poynting,

The EM wave's path is indicated by this arrow.

is in direction.

should be included in direction.


is in direction.

paints in direction (negative direction.)


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