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Problem: Michael stands motionless holding a baseball in his hand. After a while he tosses it upwards, and it travels up for a while before turning about and heading toward the ground. Define upwards to be positive. Which diagram can describe the vertical acceleration of the ball, while it is inMichael’s hand and after he lets it go, assuming it has not yet hit the ground?

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Michael stands motionless holding a baseball in his hand. After a while he tosses it upwards, and it travels up for a while before turning about and heading toward the ground. Define upwards to be positive. Which diagram can describe the vertical acceleration of the ball, while it is inMichael’s hand and after he lets it go, assuming it has not yet hit the ground?

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