Problem: A radio wave is traveling in the negative y-direction. What is the direction of E at a point where B is in the positive x-direction? A. −x-direction B. −y-direction C. +z-direction D. +y-direction E. +x-direction F. −z-direction

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The direction of propagation:

d=E×B

-j = E × i

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A radio wave is traveling in the negative y-direction. What is the direction of E at a point where B is in the positive x-direction? 

A. −x-direction 

B. −y-direction 

C. +z-direction 

D. +y-direction 

E. +x-direction 

F. −z-direction

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