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Problem: Rank these throws based on the amount of time it takes the ball to hit the ground.Rank from largest to smallest. To rank items as equivalent, overlap them.A. 10 m/s at a 60° angleB. 15 m/s at a 45° angleC. 20 m/s  at 0° D. 10 m/s at a 90° angleE. 15 m/s at a 30° angleF. 15 m/s at a 60° angle

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Time taken to hit the ground:

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Rank these throws based on the amount of time it takes the ball to hit the ground.

Rank from largest to smallest. To rank items as equivalent, overlap them.

A. 10 m/s at a 60° angle

B. 15 m/s at a 45° angle

C. 20 m/s  at 0° 

D. 10 m/s at a 90° angle

E. 15 m/s at a 30° angle

F. 15 m/s at a 60° angle

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