Pre-calculus

posted by .

a) A particular ball always rebounds 3/5 the distance it falls. If the ball is dropped from a height of 5 meters, how far will it travel before coming to a stop?

Explain the reasoning.

b) Prove that if a1, a2, a3, ... is a geometric sequence,then ln(a1), ln(a2), ln(a3)... is an arithmetic sequence.

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. math

    a ball rebounds one half of the height from which it was dropped. The ball is dropped from a height of 160 feet and keeps bouncing. what is the total vertical distance the ball will travel from the moment it is droppedto the moment …
  2. Algebra

    A rubber ball rebounds 3/5 of the height from which it falls. If it is initially dropped from a height of 30 ft. What total vertical distance does it travel before coming to rest?
  3. uniben

    A rubber ball is dropped from a height of 10meters,suppose it rebounds one-half the distance after each fall.find the total distance the ball travels before coming to rest.
  4. Maths

    A ball bounces two-thirds of the distance it falls. If it is dropped from a height of 10 meters, how far does it move before hitting the floor for the fourth time?
  5. math

    A tennis ball is dropped from a height of 7 ft. If the ball rebounds 2/3 of its height on each bounce, how far will the ball travel before coming to rest?
  6. calculus

    A ball is thrown 12 meters in the air (so that the initial up-and-down distance is 24 meters). The ball rebounds 95% of the distance it falls. What is the total vertical distance traveled by the ball before it stops bouncing?
  7. Maths

    A ball is dropped from a height of 80ft.The elasticity of this ball is such that it rebounds three-fourths of the distance it has fallen. How high does the ball rebound on the fifth bounce?
  8. Maths

    A ball is dropped from a height of 80ft.The elasticity of this ball is such that it rebounds three-fourths of the distance it has fallen. How high does the ball rebound on the fifth bounce?
  9. Pre-Calculus

    1) For tax purposes a manufacturer is allowed to depreciate the value of a machine by 10% each year. If the original value of the machine was $10,000, what would be its value for tax purposes at the end of 6 years. (Assume the depreciation …
  10. math

    a ball is dropped from a height of 48m and rebounds two-third of the distance it falls. If it continues to fall and rebound in this way,how far will it travel before coming to rest?

More Similar Questions