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Which of the following is an example of projectile motion?



A. An aluminum can dropped straight down into the recycling bin
B. A thrown baseball
C. A spaece shuttle being launched
D. A jet lifting off a runway

This question is part of Physics Multiple Choice
Asked by Misstrey, Last updated: Jan 25, 2020

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T. Perez

T. Perez

Answered Sep 17, 2019

The correct answer to this question is B, A thrown baseball. Projectile motion is a type of motion. It occurs when an object is thrown at the surface of the Earth. With a projectile motion...Read More
 

Robert Hazlewood

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Robert Hazlewood, Senior Executive, MBA, Louisville

Answered May 30, 2019

The example of projectile motion is letter B. This is a type of action that is normally experienced by an object that is being thrown on the surface of the earth. Usually, the movement of the...Read More
 

R. Barnes

Always excited to learn and talk about new topics

R. Barnes, Analyst, PhD, Clinton

Answered Apr 19, 2019

In order to choose from the given choices which one provides projectile motion, it is important to know what projectile motion is. This is a type of motion that is experienced by something,...Read More
 

misstrey

Misstrey

Answered Aug 03, 2018

A thrown baseball
 

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