Kinetic Energy and Momentum#

Part 1#

Which of the following statements is true?

Answer Section#

  • If I throw an object straight up (vertically) in the air, its kinetic energy at the highest point will be zero.

  • If I throw an object diagonally up in the air, its kinetic energy at the highest point will be zero.

  • If I throw an object diagonally up in the air, its momentum at the highest point will be zero.

  • If I throw an object into the air, the system composed of the object and the earth is a closed system.

Attribution#

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