Problem: The right-hand rule for the direction of propagation of the electromagnetic waves is to:A. point the fingers of your right hand toward the E vector, curl your fingers towards the B vector, and the thumb will point the direction of propagation.B. point the middle finger toward the E vector, the forefinger toward the B vector, and the thumb will represent the direction of propagation.C. point the fingers of your left hand toward the E vector, curl your fingers towards the B vector, and the thumb will point the direction of propagation.D. point the forefinger of your right hand toward E vector, middle finger toward the B vector, and the thumb will represent the propagation.E. None of the other answers is correct.

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The Right-hand rule for electromagnetic wave states that the first finger should be placed in the direction of the electric field, the middle finger in the direction of the magnetic field, and the thumb will always point to the direction of the propagation of the wave.

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The right-hand rule for the direction of propagation of the electromagnetic waves is to:

A. point the fingers of your right hand toward the E vector, curl your fingers towards the B vector, and the thumb will point the direction of propagation.

B. point the middle finger toward the E vector, the forefinger toward the B vector, and the thumb will represent the direction of propagation.

C. point the fingers of your left hand toward the E vector, curl your fingers towards the B vector, and the thumb will point the direction of propagation.

D. point the forefinger of your right hand toward E vector, middle finger toward the B vector, and the thumb will represent the propagation.

E. None of the other answers is correct.

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