# Problem: To what uncertainty (in m) can the position of a baseball traveling at 45.0 m/s be measured if the uncertainty of its speed is 0.10%? The mass of a baseball is about 0.145 kg. a. 8.1 x 10-33 m b. 5.6 x 10-15 m c. 6.7 x 10-45 m d. 5.9 x 10-14 m e. 4.4 x 10-65 m

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To what uncertainty (in m) can the position of a baseball traveling at 45.0 m/s be measured if the uncertainty of its speed is 0.10%? The mass of a baseball is about 0.145 kg.

a. 8.1 x 10-33 m

b. 5.6 x 10-15 m

c. 6.7 x 10-45 m

d. 5.9 x 10-14 m

e. 4.4 x 10-65 m

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