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a hand exerts a constant horizontal force on a block that is free to slide on a frictionles surface. the block starts from rest at point A and by the time it has traveled a distance d to point B it is traveling with speed Vb. WHen the block has traveled another distance d to point C, will its speed be greater than, less than, or equal to 2Vb? Explain your reasoning.

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  1. When the block has travelled another distance d to point C, will its speed be greater than, less than, or equal to vB?

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  2. It will be less than

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