Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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

Chapter 5 - Circular Motion; Gravitation - Misconceptual Questions: 3

Answer

Choice C.

Work Step by Step

After the ball leaves the tube, there is no net force acting on it. According to Newton’s first law, it travels in a straight-line path, continuing in the same direction that it was traveling just as it left the tube.
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