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Posted by **Maggie** on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 3:32am.

I have no idea how to solve this problem. Could someone please show me the steps?

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**Steve**, Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 4:58amTn = 135/3^(n-1)

5/9 = 135/3^(n-1)

3^(n-1) = 135*9/5 = 81

since 3^4 = 81, n=5

So, on the 5th bounce it will extend 5/9 cm

- Math Help -
**Maggie**, Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 11:17amIt's not the 6th bounce? Because when I put 6 into the equation I got 5/9

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