Item FM102001: A ball thrown into the air goes slower and slower on the way up, stops, and then moves faster and faster as it comes down.

A ball is thrown straight up into the air. What happens to the ball’s speed as it goes up and as it comes down?

  1. The ball goes up at a constant speed, stops, and then comes down at a constant speed.
  2. The ball goes up at a constant speed, stops, and then moves faster and faster as it comes down.
  3. The ball moves slower and slower as it goes up, stops, and then comes down at a constant speed.
  4. The ball moves slower and slower as it goes up, stops, and then moves faster and faster as it comes down.