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Slingshot Launch

A slingshot is two meters off the ground.  The ammunition is in contact with the slingshot for 0.02 seconds during launch.  The ammunition is fired horizontally, and lands 12 meters from  the launch point.  If the ammunition has a mass of 0.5 kg, what was the force applied to the ammunition during launch?

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