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?

what are the formulas? because the ball bounces twice each time

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 262
asked by tee
  1. 5 [1 + 2*(0.45) +2*(0.45^2) + 2(0.45)^3 + 2*(0.45)^4 + 2*(0.45)^5] = __

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
    posted by drwls
  2. 2.606

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
    posted by sam

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. Calculus

    A ball is dropped from a height of 10 feet and bounces. Each bounce is ¨ú of the height of the bounce before. Thus, after the ball hits the floor for the first time, the ball rises to a height of 10(¨ú ) = 7.5 feet, and after

    asked by Sandy on April 15, 2009
  2. physics

    A superball is dropped from rest from a height of 2.0m. It bounces repeatedly from the floor, as superballs are prone to do. After each bounce the ball dissipates some energy, so eventually it comes to rest. The following pattern

    asked by Chey on January 31, 2014
  3. physics

    A superball is dropped from rest from a height of 2.0m. It bounces repeatedly from the floor, as superballs are prone to do. After each bounce the ball dissipates some energy, so eventually it comes to rest. The following pattern

    asked by Cheylynne on January 31, 2014
  4. math

    how do i work out the following word problem. a particular ball retains half of its heght on each bounce when dropped from a height of 80 m. give the height of the ball on the fifth bounce after being dropped?(will the ball comes

    asked by ladane on May 19, 2012
  5. math

    A bouncy ball is dropped such that the height of its first bounce is 2.5 feet and each successive bounce is 76% of the previous bounce's height. What would be the height of the 6th bounce of the ball? Round to the nearest tenth

    asked by jailen on May 14, 2019
  6. math

    A ball is dropped from a height of 256 ft. With each bounce, the ball reaches a height that is half the height of the previous bounce. After which bounce will the ball rebound to a maximum height of 1 ft?

    asked by rebecca on May 13, 2016
  7. math

    A ball is dropped from a height of 256 ft. With each bounce, the ball reaches a height that is half the height of the previous bounce. After which bounce will the ball rebound to a maximum height of 1 ft?

    asked by Anonymous on May 12, 2016
  8. MATH :-\

    Stumped again .. A ball was dropped and measured rebound heights (in ft.) after each bounce. It was found that the rule y= 15(0.80^x) could be used to predict the rebound height of the ball, where y is the bounce height and x is

    asked by MaryJo on December 18, 2012
  9. 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

    asked by bre on September 26, 2016
  10. Algebra II

    Help me with this, please... A ball is dropped vertically from a height of 80 meters. After each bounce, the ball reaches a maximum height equal to 60 percent of maximum height of the previous bounce. a. Write the first three

    asked by Me and I on April 10, 2014

More Similar Questions