A baseball is thrown by the center fielder (from shoulder level) to home plate where it is caught (on the fly at shoulder level) by the catcher. At what point does the magnitude of the vertical component of velocity have its minimum value? (air resistance is negligible) a.magnitude of vertical component of velocity is constantb.just before arriving at the catcher’s mitt c.just after leaving the center fielder’s hand d.at the top of the trajectory

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A baseball is thrown by the center fielder (from shoulder level) to home plate where it is caught (on the fly at shoulder level) by the catcher. At what point does the magnitude of the vertical component of velocity have its minimum value? (air resistance is negligible)

a.
magnitude of vertical component of velocity is constant



b.
just before arriving at the catcher’s mitt

c.
just after leaving the center fielder’s hand

d.
at the top of the trajectory

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