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A rocket leaves a launch pad at liftoff with a great deal of upward momentum. What was initially given
downward momentum?
a. the launch pad
b. the astronauts aboard the rocket
c. the expelled fuel
d. the entire Earth

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    Entire esrth

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    Launch pad

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    The entire earth

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