Problem: At the highest point on the trajectory of a particle moving in projectile motion, which quantity below is equal to zero? A) the speed of the particle B) the acceleration of the particle C) the vertical component of the velocity D) the horizontal component of the velocity

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At the highest point on the trajectory of a particle moving in projectile motion, which quantity below is equal to zero?

A) the speed of the particle

B) the acceleration of the particle

C) the vertical component of the velocity

D) the horizontal component of the velocity

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