Two children are playing catch. One throws a ball with an initial velocity of 3 m/s at an angle of 40 degrees with respect to the horizontal. What is the speed of the ball when it reaches its maximum height above the ground?
A) 2.3 m/s
B) 1.9 m/s
C) 0 m/s
D) 3 m/s
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