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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 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.

So,

is in direction.

paints in direction (negative direction.)

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