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Superbowl

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The with NFL playoffs underway, it is clear to see several aspects of physics represented on the field while the two teams are playing. Determining how factors will affect the ball will help to direct the quarterback to choose the best path for that throw. While in the moment it may seem as if all the QB is doing is looking for the quickest open pocket for a pass, he also must determine how the distance, wind, and weight of the ball are going to make a difference in the ball's path. Whether physics shows up in the flight of the ball, or the force when players tackle each other, physics is a frequent player in the game as well.



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