Acceleration of gravity

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An object is released from rest and falls in free fall motion. The speed v of the object after it has fallen a distance y is given by 

v2 = 2gy.
 In an experiment, v andy are measured and the measured values are used to calculate g. If the percent uncertainty in the measured value of v is 4.13% and the percent uncertainty in the measured value of y is 5.00%, what is the percent uncertainty in the calculated value of g? (Do not enter units for this answer.)

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