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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

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

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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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