Fundamentals of Physics Extended (10th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Motion in Two and Three Dimensions - Questions: 9c

Answer

Football 3 has the greatest horizontal velocity, next is 2, and 1 has the smallest horizontal velocity.

Work Step by Step

The only difference between the football paths are the distance that the football covers in the x direction. This distance is created by the magnitude of the horizontal velocity. The football with the greatest distance (3) has the greatest horizontal velocity.
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