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Problem: Suppose you toss a tennis ball upward.  (e) If the same amount of energy were imparted to a ball the same size as a tennis ball, but of twice the mass, how high would it go in comparison to the tennis ball?

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Potential energy → stored energy 

P.E.=mgh


PE ball 1 = PE ball 2 = PE

mass ball 1 = m1

mass ball 2 = 2 m1


P.Em1g=m1gh1m1gh1=P.Em1g

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Suppose you toss a tennis ball upward.  (e) If the same amount of energy were imparted to a ball the same size as a tennis ball, but of twice the mass, how high would it go in comparison to the tennis ball?

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