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It will travel in a straight line as far as the x and z axises are concerned however in the Y axis the bodies path will be a inverted parabolic.

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if the bal is thrown by making 45 degree angles. with the ground..it will travel maximum distance...

"60" or "sixty"

If it was thrown horizontally, it had an initial velocity of 10 meters/sec parallel to the ground. (It traveled 40 meters in 4 secs with no acceleration. x=vt) It also took 4 secs to travel vertically. It started with a vertical velocity of 0 m/s. Using x=v0 + (1/2) a t2 a = -g ( Acceleration due to gravity 9.8m/s2) x=0-(1/2)g*16 = -8 * 9.8 = -78.4 m It fell 78.4 meters before coming to a stop.

because the earth is round like a ball!

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If thrown horizontal from same height the faster object will travel farther horizontally, but time to fall is the same. If thrown straight up, the faster object will take longer to fall

if the bal is thrown by making 45 degree angles. with the ground..it will travel maximum distance...

60 or Sixty

"60" or "sixty"

No. The horizontal distance depends on how close the the ground the gun is. From the firing position, a bullet dropped to the ground will strike the ground in the same time as a bullet shot horizontally forward.

To remember this think of you are looking directly at a building a car crash happens behind this building. You know this from the sound produced that can travel in all directions past the building. You cannot see it because as light dose not bend under normal circumstances and will only travel in straight lines. Even if reflected using a combination of mirrors it still travels in straight lines.

It would travel in a straight line until air resistance brought it to a standstill. It would then hover at that point - in mid-air forever. If air resistance is also removed from the scenario an even stranger thing will happen. The ball will continue in a straight line forever. But, because of the curvature of the earth, the earth's surface will drop away so that the ball will actually fly off into space. One problem with this thought experiment is that the concept of a "straight" line depends on gravity.

The ball will travel the same distance if thrown at an angle of 15 degrees because the range of a projectile thrown at complementary angles (angles that add up to 90 degrees) are the same when air resistance is absent. Therefore, a ball thrown at 15 degrees will reach the same distance as one thrown at 75 degrees.

Objects that are thrown follow a curved path due to the influence of gravity and the initial forward velocity given to the object. Gravity pulls the object downward, causing it to accelerate, while the initial forward velocity allows the object to travel horizontally. The combination of these two forces results in the object following a curved trajectory known as a parabola.

Yes, they do. But they sometimes travel a straight line through bent space.

The thrown ball will (usually) have the highest velocity as the acceleration (resultant of force) used to throw it exceeds that of the other two balls. The ball thrown upward will have a higher downward velocity than the dropped ball even though their accelerations (due to gravity) are the same, as it has more time to travel downward. Although, If the ball thrown upward is thrown high enough, it may even travel faster than the ball thrown downward if the downward throw's force is not enough to beat the ball's terminal velocity (quite a bit of height would be required though).