math

posted by .

a ball tossed to a height of 4 meters rebounds 40% of its previous height. the total distance travelled by the ball by the time it comes to rest is?

  • math -

    S = a/(1-r) = 4/(1-.4) = 4/.6 = 20/3

  • math -

    a ball tossed to a height of 4 meters rebound to 40% of its previous height.find the total distance traveled by the ball by the time comes to rest?

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. math

    a ball is dropped from a height of 5m. after each bounce, the ball rises to 45% of its previous height. what the total vertical distance that the ball has travelled after it has hit the ground for for the 6th time?
  2. math

    cory drops a bouncing ball form a height of 50 ft and it rebounds to 90% of its previous height.find the total distance the ball will have travelled when it hits the ground for the fifth time
  3. math

    A ball is dropped from a height of 5 ft. Assuming that on each bounce the ball rebounds to one-third of its previous height, find the total distance travelled by the ball.
  4. math

    a ball is dropped from a height of 3m and bounces on the ground . At the top of each bounce, the ball eaches 60% of its previous height. Calculate the total distance travelled by the ball when it hits the ground for the fifth time
  5. Math 12

    A hard rubber ball is dropped from a moving van with a height of 5 metres. The ball rises to 80% of the previous height after each bounce. a) determine the total vertical distance the ball has traveled when it strikes the ground the …
  6. maths

    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.
  7. Math

    A ball rebounds the ground to a height of 72 cm, and each time it rebounds to two thirds of the height. Estimate the total distance the ball travels before it comes to rest
  8. Math

    1. If 100 is saved on October 1, 150 on October 2, 200 on October 3, and so on, how much is saved during October?
  9. Math

    1. If 100 is saved on October 1, 150 on October 2, 200 on October 3, and so on, how much is saved during October?
  10. Algebra 2

    A ball is dropped from a height of 25 feet and allowed to continue to bounce until it eventually comes to a rest. Each time the ball bounces it rebounds to 45 of its previous height. After which bounce is the ball's rebound height …

More Similar Questions