Problem: 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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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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