Problem: A long straight wire carries constant current I that is directed toward the left, as shown in the sketch. A small conducting loop is moving away from the wire with constant speed v. The current induced in the loop is A) zero B) clockwise C) counterclockwise

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A long straight wire carries constant current that is directed toward the left, as shown in the sketch. A small conducting loop is moving away from the wire with constant speed v. The current induced in the loop is

A) zero

B) clockwise

C) counterclockwise

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