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Drag Force: Coin Toss

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A coin is tossed into the air. It rises to it's highest point and then falls back to be caught.

When is the acceleration greater: on the way up, on the way down, or at the top?

A

On the way up.

B

On the way down.

C

At the top.

D

Acceleration is equal on the way up, on the way down, and at the top.