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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 (if necessary).

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  1. after 5 more bounces, that would be
    2.5 * .76^5 = ______

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