# Physics

A 55-kg person carrying a 5.0-kg ball slides along a horizontal frictionless surface. He tosses the ball perpendicular to his direction of travel relative to himself.

a. his path will not change
b.the ball will have a smaller angle from he original path than he will
c.his speed does not change
d.he speeds up
e. he slows down

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1. d. speeds up

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