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Q. 7

Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics
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Short Answer

In what directions are the electromagnetic waves traveling in FIGURE

(a) Electromagnetic wave points travelling out of the page

(b) Electromagnetic wave points travelling upwards

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Step by Step Solution

Step1: electromagnetic waves

Electromagnetic waves, or EM waves, are waves that are created whenever an electric field and a magnetic field move together. EM waves, in other words, are composed of alternating magnetoelectric fields.

Step2: Graph to explain (part a and b)

a.) The right-hand rule has point out of the page.

b.) points up.

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