Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 10 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 3

Answer

With no air resistance, the horizontal velocity component stays constant because there is no horizontal force (in the absence of air resistance). This holds whether the stone is rising or falling.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on page 183.
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