### Physics 2.7.4i - Falling Bodies - A Boy Fires a Slingshot

The problem: A boy fires a slingshot straight up into the air. The rock leaves the slingshot at a speed of 16 m/s. It hits a tree branch that is 11 meters above the launch point. How fast is the rock moving when it hits the branch? High school physics example problem from the Physics course by Derek Owens. This problem deals with an object launched vertically and the acceleration due to gravity.

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