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When a positively charged particle enters a uniform magnetic field perpendicular to the magnetic field, then the path of the particle will be?

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Circular
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Elliptical
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Helical
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Straight
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Solution

The correct option is A Circular
The path of a charged particle in a magnetic field is dependent on the angle with which it enters the magnetic field and the path will be as follows:

Straight line If θ=00 or θ=1800
Circular path θ=900
Helicaal path θ900,θ00 or θ1800

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