(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A 10.89kg bowling ball moves at 3.46 m/s. How fast must a 40.3g golf ball move so that the two balls have the same kinetic energy?

2. Relevant equations

Kinetic Energy = (1/2)V^2

3. The attempt at a solution

I set plugged the information into the kinetic energy problem and set them equal to each other to solve for V.

(1/2)(10.89kg)(3.46m/s)^2=(1/2)(.0403kg)(V^2)

V=238.3 m/s

Thats not the answer in the back of the book though, I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong.

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# Homework Help: Kinetic Energy/Velocity problem (not sure what I'm doing wrong)

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