# Problem: A baseball weighs 5.13 oz. What is the kinetic energy, in joules, of this baseball when it is thrown by a major league pitcher at 95.0 mi/h?

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A baseball weighs 5.13 oz. What is the kinetic energy, in joules, of this baseball when it is thrown by a major league pitcher at 95.0 mi/h?

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