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Solution: A rock attached to a string is whirled in a horizontal circl...

Question

A rock attached to a string is whirled in a horizontal circle. If the string breaks suddenly, the rock will

A) initially move radially outward from the center of the circle.

B) initially move in a direction tangent to the circle.

C) continue moving around the circle.

D) drop straight down.