ok i had to build a trebuchet for highschool and i cant seem to get a decent value for the initial velocity please help. i used a 60 pound counter weight (27.2 kg) a tennis ball to launch (.057 kg) and the counter weight drops about 1.3 m when it is launched i used the equation mgh = 1/2 mv ^2, but i got 110 m/s pleas help this is due tommmorow.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

thanks

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# Homework Help: Trebuchet initial velocity

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