A slingshot will shoot a 10-g pebble 22.0 m straight up.
How much potential energy is stored in the slingshots rubber band?
With the same potential energy stored in the rubber band, how high can the slingshot shoot a 25-g pebble?
What physical effects did you ignore in solving this problem?
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