Problem: There is a cw induced current in the conducting loop shown in the figure. Is the magnetic field inside the loop increasing in strength, decreasing in strength, or steady? 

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From Lenz's law, the induced emf is directed in such a way that it opposes the field that produces it. The field inducing current is into the plane of the page within the loop and has a changing strength. 

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There is a cw induced current in the conducting loop shown in the figure. 

Is the magnetic field inside the loop increasing in strength, decreasing in strength, or steady? 

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