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    Which of the sports listed will produce a graph like the one below?Explain why you chose the sport you did and give reasons why you did not choose the other sports.

    Archery High Jumping

    Biking Javelin Throwing

    Fishing Pole Vaulting

    Golf Skate Boarding

    High Diving Sky Diving
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    Quote Originally Posted by DEVIKA.T View Post
    Which of the sports listed will produce a graph like the one below
    We need to see the graph to tell you...
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    Quote Originally Posted by DEVIKA.T View Post
    Which of the sports listed will produce a graph like the one below?Explain why you chose the sport you did and give reasons why you did not choose the other sports.

    Archery High Jumping

    Biking Javelin Throwing

    Fishing Pole Vaulting

    Golf Skate Boarding

    High Diving Sky Diving
    All parabolas.

    All traveling bodies on earth travel in parabolic shapes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ThePerfectHacker View Post
    All parabolas.

    All traveling bodies on earth travel in parabolic shapes.
    Well, the center of mass of the object follows a parabolic trajectory anyway. For example the hook end of the fishing pole would not if the rod were cast mid-flight.

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