Problem: Which of the following is true about an electromagnetic wave propagating in a vacuum?A. The electric and magnetic fields are PARALLEL and |B|=|E|/cB. The electric and magnetic fields are PERPENDICULAR to each other and |E|=c|B|C. The electric and magnetic fields are PERPENDICULAR to the propagation directionD. A & BE. B & C

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Which of the following is true about an electromagnetic wave propagating in a vacuum?

A. The electric and magnetic fields are PARALLEL and |B|=|E|/c

B. The electric and magnetic fields are PERPENDICULAR to each other and |E|=c|B|

C. The electric and magnetic fields are PERPENDICULAR to the propagation direction

D. A & B

E. B & C

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