Properties of a projectile
A. Points straight up.
|A heavy projectile is thrown and follows a path something like the one shown in the figure at the right. For each of the quantities in the list (a) - (d) below, select a direction from one of the directions A - G specified. If you think that none of the choices apply, put an N.
- The projectile's velocity when it is at the highest point.
- The force on the projectile when it is part way up.
- The force on the projectile when it is at the highest point.
- The projectile's acceleration when it is part way down.
B. Points straight down.
C. Points directly to the left.
D. Points directly to the right.
E. Is equal to zero.
F. Points somewhat upward and to the right.
G. Points somewhat upward and to the left.
N. None of the above.
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