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No, to be in equilibrium all of the forces acting on an object have to cancel each other out. Which in this example, gravity is the only force.

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Q: An object thrown into the air stops at the highest point in its path Is it in equilibrium at this point?
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An object thrown upward has zero acceleration at the highest point?

No, the acceleration at the highest point is never 0.

A ball thrown straight up has zero velocity at its highest point Is the ball in equilibrium at this point?

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Can an object have an instantaneous velocity of zero and have a non-zero acceleration?

Yes. A typical example is an object thrown directly up - this will happen when it is at its highest point, just before it falls back down again.

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The highest point of the pendulums swing is when the potential energy is at its highest and the kinetic energy is at its lowest. Kinetic energy is at its highest when at the lowest point of its swing, or equilibrium position, this is when the potential energy is at zero.

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for an object in equilibrium, the sum of clockwise moments about any point equals the sum of anticlockwise moments about the some point.

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When as ball is thrown straight up the acceleration at its highest point is what?

The acceleration is always -9.81 m/s^2. At its highest point the velocity is zero, but its acceleration is always constant.

Consider a ball thrown straight up in the air Where is its gravitational potential energy a maximum?

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Is it possible for an object to simultaneously have a speed of zero but an acceleration that is not zero?

Yes, it is. Consider a ball thrown into the air. At the highest point of the arch its velocity is zero, yet it's constantly accelerated by Earth's gravitation.

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The highest point is the point where the ball's velocity transitions from upward to downward. At that instant, the ball's speed, velocity, momentum, and kinetic energy are all exactly zero.

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When a ball is thrown up at what point is its kinetic energy the greatest?

i'm not sure what u mean. the kinetic energy will be the highest at the point of impact with the groud

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What is the acceleration of an object effected by gravity thrown at a 45 degree angle above the horiziontal at its highest point?

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