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# Problem: For the ball toss, consider three points in time: (a) immediately after you release the ball, (b) when the ball reaches its maximum height, (c) later, when the ball is traveling downwards. Predict the magnitude and direction of acceleration at each of these points

###### FREE Expert Solution

The ball is moving vertically. It is experiencing gravitational acceleration only at the three points.

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###### Problem Details

For the ball toss, consider three points in time:

(a) immediately after you release the ball,

(b) when the ball reaches its maximum height,

(c) later, when the ball is traveling downwards. Predict the magnitude and direction of acceleration at each of these points

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