A puck moving on an air hockey table at constant speed receives a momentary "push" in the +y- direction at x=0 as shown in each of the animations below (position is in meters and time is in seconds).
Which animation correctly shows the motion of the puck after it is pushed?
See Giancoli-PA: 4-7, Giancoli-SE: 4-7.
Physlet problem authored by Mario Belloni.
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