Problem: If released from rest, the current loop willa) Rotate counterclockwise.b) Move upward.c) Move downward.d) Rotate clockwise. e) Do something not listed here. 

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The force on the right side acts upward while force on the left side acts downwards.

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If released from rest, the current loop will

a) Rotate counterclockwise.

b) Move upward.

c) Move downward.

d) Rotate clockwise. 

e) Do something not listed here. 

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