For a plane electromagnetic wave propagating in the x-direction, which one of the following combinations gives the correct possible directions for the electric field (E) and magnetic field - Physics

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For a plane electromagnetic wave propagating in the x-direction, which one of the following combinations gives the correct possible directions for the electric field (E) and magnetic field (B) respectively?

Options

  • `overset(^)("j") + overset(^)("k"), - overset(^)("j") - overset(^)("k")`

  • `-overset(^)("j") + overset(^)("k"), - overset(^)("j") + overset(^)("k")`

  • `overset(^)("j") + overset(^)("k"),  overset(^)("j") + overset(^)("k")`

  • `-overset(^)("j") + overset(^)("k"), - overset(^)("j") - overset(^)("k")`

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Solution

`underline(-overset(^)("j") + overset(^)("k"), - overset(^)("j") - overset(^)("k"))`

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