Problem: Neglecting air resistance, the vertical component of the initial velocity A) increases with time to reach the top. B) decreases with time to reach the top. C) remains constant. The vertical height attained by a basketball player who achieves a hang time of a full 1 s is about A) 25 m. B) 1.2m. C) 1 m. D) 0.8 m. E) more than 25 m. 

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Neglecting air resistance, the vertical component of the initial velocity A) increases with time to reach the top. B) decreases with time to reach the top. C) remains constant. The vertical height attained by a basketball player who achieves a hang time of a full 1 s is about 

A) 25 m. 

B) 1.2m. 

C) 1 m. 

D) 0.8 m. 

E) more than 25 m. 

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