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1 The figure shows the position of a small ball being shot straight up by a spring. Each black dot represents the position of the ball at a specific time. The time interval between each successive black dot is constant. The spring, with the ball atop, was initially compressed to position P and released. The ball left the spring at position Q and reaches its highest point at position R. Assuming that air resistance can be neglected, which statement is true? 1. The ball has its maximum kinetic energy at point R 2. The acceleration of the ball is constant once the ball leaves the spring 3. The ball has its maximum kinetic energy at point
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