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A ball is dropped from a height of 1 metre. At every bounce it travels half of the height it travelled it with the previous flight. Find the total distance travelled when the ball comes to rest.

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s = a/(1-r) = 1/(1 - 1/2) = 2

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A ball is dropped from a height of 1 metre, it bounces back up 2/3 of the previous height, after hitting the ground for the 8th time, what is the total distance of travelled

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