Question: Exiting a linear accelerator a narrow horizontal beam of protons

Exiting a linear accelerator, a narrow horizontal beam of protons travels due north. If 1.75 x 1013 protons pass a given point per second,
(a) Determine the magnetic field direction and strength at a location of 2.40 m east of the beam.
(b) Does it seem likely this would demagnetize the encoded magnetic strip on, for example, an ATM card?

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