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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.

asked by Mike
  1. Only one bounce? If so, D = 5 + 2(1/3 of 5) = ? If more bounces, extrapolate.

    posted by PsyDAG
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