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I Why does a football rotate?

  1. Apr 8, 2016 #1
    When a football is first thrown it is usually tip up but during the trajectory, the ball tends to rotate where the tip is pointing down. Why does this occur?
     
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  3. Apr 8, 2016 #2

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    Google "ballistics"+"tractability."
     
  4. Apr 8, 2016 #3
    What does this mean?
     
  5. Apr 8, 2016 #4
    Never mind, I understand.
     
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