Problem: A charged particle traveling along the +x axis enters an electric field directed vertically upward along the +y axis. If the charged particle experiences a force downward because of this field, what is the sign of the charge on this particle? A) It is neutral. B) It is positive. C) It is negative. D) None of previous is correct.

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A charged particle traveling along the +x axis enters an electric field directed vertically upward along the +y axis. If the charged particle experiences a force downward because of this field, what is the sign of the charge on this particle?

A) It is neutral.

B) It is positive.

C) It is negative.

D) None of previous is correct.

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