Posted by **Peter** on Friday, June 1, 2012 at 10:19pm.

A large air-filled 0.1-kg plastic ball is thrown up into the air with an initial speed of 16 m/s. At a height of 4.7 m, the ball's speed is 5 m/s. What fraction of its original energy has been lost to air friction? (Note that the initial height is taken to be zero.)

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