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Forces and motion


A footballer kicks a ball to give it a high speed. The ball follows a curve through the air. The ball slows down until it reaches its highest point; then, it speeds up as it falls.
How does the net force on the ball change as it moves through the air?
Note: Assume no air resistance.
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