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A 1-kg ball is subjected to the force of gravity as shown in the animation (position is given in meters and time is given in seconds). The ball starts at x = 0 m and y = 0 m. You can vary the ball's initial velocity and view how this affects the motion of the ball and the ball's kinetic energy. Also shown are the graphs of force cos(θy) vs. positiony and kinetic energy vs. positiony where θy is the angle between the gravitational force and the ball's infinitesimal y displacement. Restart.
With v0x = 0 m/s and v0y = 0 m/s,
With v0x = 10 m/s and v0y = 0 m/s,
With v0x = 10 m/s and v0y = 10 m/s,
With v0x = -10 m/s and v0y = 10 m/s,
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