Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 3 - Kinematics in Two Dimensions; Vectors - Misconceptual Questions: 6

Answer

Choice B.

Work Step by Step

Ignoring air resistance, the vertical components of the two balls’ velocities are equal when they reach the ground. The ball that was thrown also has a nonzero horizontal component of velocity, so, overall it is moving faster.
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