1. Calculus

    Hard rubber ball is thrown down from a building with a height of 5 metres. After each bounce, the ball rises to 4/5 of its previous height. Total vertical distance d ball has travelled at the moment it hits the ground for the 8th time, to the nearest 10th
  2. 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 eighth time. b)
  3. 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
  4. 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 it hits the second floor
  5. Math

    I need some help with these quesitons 1. a1 = -1, and an = 4/3an-1 for n = 2, 3, 4, ___. What is the common ration, r, for this sequence? 2. A rubber ball is dropped from a height of 50 ft. Assume that each bounce of the ball is vertical and that each
  6. Math

    I need some help with these quesitons 1. a1 = -1, and an = 4/3an-1 for n = 2, 3, 4, ___. What is the common ration, r, for this sequence? 2. A rubber ball is dropped from a height of 50 ft. Assume that each bounce of the ball is vertical and that each
  7. 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
  8. Algebra

    A ball is dropped from the height of 20m. It bounces 60% of its previous height each bounce. The total distance travelled is made of the upward and downward bounces. What is the total vertical distance the ball has travelled after the sixth bounce?
  9. math

    Here is the question: 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? I
  10. math

    1.A ball is dropped from a height of 2.0, to a floor. After each bounce, the ball rises to 63% of its previous height What is the total vertical distance the ball has travelled after 5 bounces? 2.An oil produces 25000 barrels of oil durign its first month
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. Math

    A rubber ball is dropped from the top of a building, which is 40 ft. above the ground. Each time the ball hits the sidewalk, it rebounds 77% of its previous height. How high will the ball rebound after its sixth bounce? Round your answer to the nearest
  14. pre-calc

    A ball is dropped from the top of a 25-m ladder. In each bounce, the ball reaches a vertical height that is 3/5 the previous vertical height.Determine the total vertical distance traveled by the ball when it contacts the ground for the sixth time. Express
  15. math

    a student drop a rubber ball from a height of 8 feet . Each time the ball hits the ground, it bounces to 75% of its previous height. a/ how far does the ball travel between tne second and third bounces . b/ write an infinite series to model the total
  16. Math- Check over please

    A ball is dropped from a height of 3m and bounces on the ground. At the top of each bounce, the ball reaches 60% of it's previous height. Calculate the total distance travelled by the ball when it hits the ground the fifth time. Could you please check over
  17. 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 it hits the floor for
  18. 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 is observed: After the 1st
  19. 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 is observed: After the 1st
  20. 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
  21. Tennessee Technological university

    Math if a rubber ball drops from a height of 28 meters, and on each bounce it rebounds up 30% of its previous height, how far will it traveled at the moment it hits the ground for the 16th time
  22. 5th grade math

    On each bounce a ball reaches 4/5 of the height of its previous bounce.How high will the ball bounce on its 3rd bounce? Also, how many bounces will it take the ball to bounce to a height that is less than 1/2 of the height of the first bounce?
  23. algebra 2

    Lizette drops a ball from a height of 256 feet. The peak height after each bounce is 75% the previous height. How much vertical distance does the ball travel from the time she drops it until it touches the ground after its fourth bounce
  24. Math

    A ball is thrown 16 m into the air. The ball falls, rebounds to half its previous height, and falls again. If the ball continues to rebound and fall in this manner, find the total distance the ball travels until it hits the ground for the sixth time.
  25. Geometric Series question? Help!?

    A bouncy ball bounces to 2/3 of its height when dropped on a hard surface. Suppose the ball is dropped from 20 m. What is the height of the ball after the 6th bounce? Answer = 1280/729 m OR 1.75 m What is the total distance travelled by the ball after 10
  26. 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?
  27. 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?
  28. Calc2

    A) A ball is dropped from "M" meters above a flat surface. Each time the ball hits the surface after falling a distance, h, it rebounds a distance d, where 0<r<1. Find the formula that represents the total distance the ball travels up and down. B)
  29. 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 10.24 ft?
  30. maths

    a ball is dropped from a height of 40cm onto a horizontal surface and bounces in a vertical line until it eventually stops on the surface. the ball bounces in such a way that it loses ten percent of its height for each bounce and will continue to do this
  31. math

    Vernon Wells hits a baseball that travels for 142m before it lands. The flight of the ball can be modelled by a quadratic function in which x is the horizontal distance the ball has travelled away from vernon, and h(x) is the height of ther ball at that
  32. 8th grade math

    A rubber ball loses 30% of its height each A rubber ball loses 30% of its height with each bounce How high is the first bounce if the ball is dropped from a height of 500 cm?
  33. AP Physics

    A ball of mass 0.1 kg is attached to a rubber band, which we can model as a spring of stiffness 8 N/m. With one end of the rubber band fixed, you throw the ball vertically upward with an initial speed of 14 m/s. At the moment the ball leaves your hand, the
  34. AP Physics

    A baseball player throwing the ball from the outfield usually allows it to take one bounce on the theory that the ball arrives sooner this way. Suppose that ball hits the ground at an angle θ and then bonuses but loses half of its speed. A. Assuming
  35. 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 terms of the sequence. Explain
  36. alg2

    suppose you drop a tennis ball from a height of 15 feet. After the ball hits the floor, it rebounds to 85% of its previous height. How high will the ball rebound after its third bounce. round to the nearest tenth.. my teacher told be the answers 9.2 but i
  37. alg

    suppose you drop a tennis ball from a height of 15 feet. After the ball hits the floor, it rebounds to 85% of its previous height. How high will the ball rebound after its third bounce. round to the nearest tenth.. my teacher told be the answers 9.2 but i
  38. physics

    When baseball players throw the ball in from the outfield, they sometimes allow it to take one bounce before it reaches the infield on the theory that the ball arrives sooner that way. Suppose the angle at which a bounced ball leaves the ground is the same
  39. Math grade 11 u

    Jose bautista hits a baseball that travels for 142m before it lands. The flight of the ball can be modelled by a quadratic function in which x is the Horizontal distance the ball has travelled away from jose, and h(x) is the height Vertical distance of the
  40. Math quadratic function

    Jose bautista hits a baseball that travels for 142m before it lands. The flight of the ball can be modelled by a quadratic function in which x is the Horizontal distance the ball has travelled away from jose, and h(x) is the height Vertical distance of the
  41. math

    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?
  42. physics

    A ball is tossed so that it bounces off the ground, rises to a height of 0.90 m, and then hits the ground again 0.50 m away from the first bounce. How long is the ball in the air between the two bounces? What is the ball's velocity in the x-direction? What
  43. physics

    A ball is tossed so that it bounces off the ground, rises to height of 2 m, and then hits the ground again 0.75 m away from the first bounce. a. How long is the ball in the air between the two bounces? b. What is the velocity in the x-direction of the
  44. math

    A rubber ball is dropped from a height of 729 feet, and at each bounce it rebounds one-third of the height from which it last fell. How far has the ball travelled by the time it strikes the ground for the 5th time?
  45. physics

    a superball of mass .125 kg is dropped onto a concrete floor from a height of 1m it bounces back at a height of .9m. What is the net force acting on the ball before and after its released? Work done by the net force while the ball is falling until just
  46. math

    i am having difficulties figuring this out.... a ball has dropped from a height of 15m and bounces 60% of the previous height. the total distance ball travels after the 9th bounce is... i got this equation done but i do not know how to calculate this to
  47. Math M131A

    a rubber ball has the property that on any bounce it returns to 1/3 of the height from which it just fell. Suppose the ball is dropped from 108 ft How far has the ball traveled by the fourth bounce?
  48. calculus

    If a ball is thrown vertically upward from the roof of 64 foot building with a velocity of 64 ft/sec, its height after t seconds is s(t)=64+64t–16t2 . What is the maximum height the ball reaches? What is the velocity of the ball when it hits the ground
  49. physics, please help me, this question is hard

    John Stands at the edge of a flat roof of a three story building and throws a 180g ball straight up into the air that reaches a height of 3.0 meters above the roof. ( building is 14 meters high) A. What is the initial speed of the ball? B. How long does it
  50. Calculus

    If a ball is thrown vertically upward from the roof of 32 foot building with a velocity of 112 ft/sec, its height after t seconds is s(t)=32+112t–16t2 . What is the maximum height the ball reaches?What is the velocity of the ball when it hits the ground
  51. 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? Find a formula for the height the ball rebounds on the nth bounce?
  52. 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? Find a formula for the height the ball rebounds on the nth bounce?
  53. calculas

    If a ball is thrown vertically upward from the roof of 48 foot building with a velocity of 80 ft/sec, its height after t seconds is s(t)=48+80t–16t2. What is the maximum height the ball reaches? (my answer is 148). What is the velocity of the ball when
  54. College Calculus

    If a ball is thrown vertically upward from the roof of 48 foot building with a velocity of 96 ft/sec, its height after t seconds is s(t)=48+96t−16t^2. What is the maximum height the ball reaches? What is the velocity of the ball when it hits the
  55. 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? (Find the total distance that the ball will travel before it stops bouncing.) i need help i don't
  56. math

    Fay's rubber ball bounces exactly half the height from which it is dropped. she drops the ball from the top of a building that is 64 meters tall. how high will the ball bounce on its eight bounces? please help me
  57. Physics

    A small metal ball with a mass of m = 78.9 g is attached to a string of length l = 1.76 m. It is held at an angle of = 44.5° with respect to the vertical. The ball is then released. When the rope is vertical, the ball collides head-on and perfectly
  58. Physics Please Help!

    A small metal ball with a mass of m = 78.9 g is attached to a string of length l = 1.76 m. It is held at an angle of = 44.5° with respect to the vertical. The ball is then released. When the rope is vertical, the ball collides head-on and perfectly
  59. Calc

    When a certain type of ball falls froma height of h onto a hard level surface, it bounce straight back up to a height of kh, where k is constant with 0<k<1. suppose this ball is dropped from an initial height h0 a) let the terms of the sequence
  60. algebra

    a ball falls from a height of 2.4m and bounces from the same spot, each bounces rise to 3/5 the height of the preceeding bounce. a. write the series of the movement from start to the eighth bounce. b.Find th etotal distance moved by the ball as indicated
  61. Math grade 11 uni

    Jose bautista hits a baseball that travels for 142m before it lands. The flight of the ball can be modelled by a quadratic function in which x is the Horizontal distance the ball has travelled away from jose, and h(x) is the height Vertical distance of the
  62. physics

    a rubber ball is dropped from a height of 5m. After the 5th bounce, the ball only comes back up to 0.76m in height/ Find the percentage loss of kinetic energy for each individual bounce.
  63. math - quadratic problems

    1. What must be the dimensions of a rectangle to have an area 125m^2 and a perimeter of 60m? 2. In a right angle the hypotenuse is 15cm. if the second side is twice the length of the third side, calculate the exact length pf the shortest side. 3. THe
  64. physics

    A ball is dropped from top of a building.if the distance travelled by ball in the last third of total time is 10m,the height of building is
  65. Physics. LAST PROBLEM!!

    A small metal ball with a mass of m = 82.5 g is attached to a string of length l = 1.72 m. It is held at an angle of θ = 58.5° with respect to the vertical. The ball is then released. When the rope is vertical, the ball collides head-on and perfectly
  66. Math

    A basketball is tossed from the top of a 3m wall. The path of the basketball is defined by the relation y=-x^2+2x+3 where x represent the horizontal distance travelled, in metres, and y represents the height, in metres, above the ground. A) How far has the
  67. math

    If a ball is thrown vertically upward from the roof of 32 foot building with a velocity of 80 ft/sec, its height after t seconds is s(t)=32+80t–16t2. What is the maximum height the ball reaches? What is the velocity of the ball when it hits the
  68. Calculus Help

    If a ball is thrown vertically upward from the roof of 64 foot building with a velocity of 32 ft/sec, its height after t seconds is s(t)=64+32t–16t2. What is the maximum height the ball reaches "in ft"? What is the velocity of the ball when it hits the
  69. Phizzics....

    A 0.250 kg ball is thrown straight upward with an initial velocity of 38 m/s. If air friction is ignored, calculate the: (a) height of the ball when its speed is 12 m/s (b) height to which the ball rises before falling (c) How would your answers to (a) and
  70. Math Calc

    If a ball is thrown vertically upward from the roof of 48 foot building with a velocity of 112 ft/sec, its height after t seconds is s(t)=48+112t–16t^2. What is the maximum height the ball reaches "in ft"?What is the velocity of the ball when it hits the
  71. physics

    I'm having trouble getting the answer for the 2nd and 3rd questions. # A soccer ball is kicked from the ground. When it reaches a height of 5.93 m, the velocity is v=6.45i+7.46j m/s. 1. Determine the maximum height that the ball reaches. (the right answer
  72. science

    A ball is thrown upwards and reaches the ground once again after 4 sec: (a)calculate the height that the ball reaches (b)the total distance covered by the ball (c)the velocity with which the ball hits the ground
  73. Math

    When dropped on a hard surface, a rubber ball takes a series of bounces, each one about 4/5 as high as the preceding one. If the rubber ball is dropped from a height of 20 ft, what is the approximate distance the ball travels before coming to rest? Please
  74. science

    Science Experiment Determine a mathematical modelwhich describes the height of a ball in terms of th number of bounces after it has been droped from a given height. If a ball that bounces like a tenniis ball, is dropped from a given height, then it will
  75. Trigonometry

    Two students are passing a ball back and forth, allowing it to bounce once between them. If one students bounce passes the ball from a height of 1.4 m and it bounces 3 m away from the students, where should the second student stand to catch the ball at a
  76. math

    The only part of the height equation that we have not discussed is the constant. You have probably noticed that the constant is always equal to the initial height of the ball (80 m in our previous exercises). Now, let’s have you develop a height
  77. physics

    Two balls are connected by a string that stretches over a massless, frictionless pulley. Ball 1 has a mass of 0.45 kg and is held 0.74 m above the ground. Ball 2 has a mass of 5.7 kg and is held 0.88 m above the ground. When the balls are released, ball 2
  78. Math

    Fay's rubber ball bounces exactly half the height from which it is dropped. She drops the ball from the top of a building that is 64 meters tall. How high will the ball bounce on its eighth bounce. Could someone explain this? Thank you! Natalie 1/2 of 64=
  79. Physics

    A red ball is thrown down with an initial speed of 1.3 m/s from a height of 28.0 meters above the ground. Then, 0.6 seconds after the red ball is thrown, a blue ball is thrown upward with an initial speed of 24.7 m/s, from a height of 0.8 meters above the
  80. physics

    A red ball is thrown down with an initial speed of 1.2 m/s from a height of 25.0 meters above the ground. Then, 0.6 seconds after the red ball is thrown, a blue ball is thrown upward with an initial speed of 22.9 m/s, from a height of 0.8 meters above the
  81. Math

    A ball is dropped vertically. It reaches a height of 1.6m on the first bounce. The height of each subsequent bounce is 80% of the previous bounce. A. Find the height the ball reaches on the 6th bounce. B. Find the sum of the first seven terms of this
  82. Science 10

    A person hits a 45-g golf ball. The ball comes down on a tree root and bounces straight up with an initial speed of 14.0 m/s. Determine the height the ball will rise after the bounce The equation is height= 1/2 velocity^2 / g where g is 9.8m/s^2
  83. physics

    Imagine that you throw a ball vertically upwards from the rooftop of a building. The ball abandons your hand at a point that has the same height as the railway of the rooftop with an ascending speed of 15m/s, been left in free falling. Coming down the ball
  84. Math

    A ball that is hit or thrown horizontally ball that is hit or thrown horizontally with a velocity of v metres per second will travel a distance d metres before hitting the ground, where d=v square root h/ 4.9 and h is the height, in metres, from which the
  85. Physics

    When baseball outfielders throw the ball, they usually allow it to take one bounce on the theory that the ball arrives sooner this way. Suppose that after the bounce the ball rebounds at the same angle theta as it had when released, but loses half its
  86. phusics

    A ball is thrown vertically upward from top of a building with speed of 20m/s. On the way back ball misses the building and lands on the ground. Total time the ball is in air is 6 seconds. Determine the height of the building.
  87. Physics

    A 1.5 kg basketball is thrown to the floor. At the moment it first hits the floor, the basketball has a velocity of 6 m/s directed 45° below the horizontal. In contact with the ball for 0.1 seconds, the floor exerts upon the ball a force of 135 N directed
  88. math

    a ball is dropped 128 feet from the roof of a building with each bounce the ball goes up exactly half its previous height. A man is sitting at his desk on the second floor. How many times will he see the ball if his eye level is 15 feet above the ground?
  89. 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 the bounce number. From
  90. physics

    A ball is thrown horizontally with an initial velocity of 20.0 m/s from the edge of a building of a certain height. The ball lands at a horizontal distance of 82.0 m from the base of the building. What is the height of the building?
  91. 11

    A ball is dropped vertically from height of 30 meters after bounces.The ball reaches a max height to 60% of height of the previous bounce. What are the terms of the sequence. What is the height to the nearest tenth of a meter of the ball after the tenth
  92. Physics

    HELP PLEASE. Hypothetically, you are standing on the balcony of an apartment on the 10th level of a building and you throw a ball at some angle, 0 , above the horizontal away from the building. the ball lands on the ground 10m from the building, 3.2s after
  93. Physics

    Hypothetically, you are standing on the balcony of an apartment on the 10th level of a building and you throw a ball at some angle,è , above the horizontal away from the building. the ball lands on the ground 10m from the building, 3.2s after it was
  94. Math

    Please explain how to figure out the following 7th grade math problem: If a rubber ball bounces exactly 1/2 the height from which it is dropped; and it is dropped from the top of a building that is 64 meters tall, how high will the ball bounce on its
  95. math

    5. A rubber ball dropped on a hard surface takes a sequence of bounces, each one 3/5 as high as the preceding one. If this ball is dropped from a height of 15 feet, what is the total distance it has traveled after it hits the surface the fifth time? The
  96. Physics

    A ball is shot from the ground into the air. At a height of 9.1 m, the velocity is observed to be v = (6.6 + 5.7 ) m/s, with horizontal and upward. (a) To what maximum height does the ball rise? m (b) What total horizontal distance does the ball travel? m
  97. Math

    a special rubber ball is dropped from the top of a wall that is 64 feet high. each time the ball bounces it rises half as high as the distance it fell. The ball is caught when it bounces 1foot high. how many times did the ball bounce?
  98. Physics

    Mr. X drops A ball from a height of 1 metre above the ground. Mr. Y starts a camera which takes picture of the ball every 250 ms, with the first click occuring at the moment Mr. X lets go of the ball. Let the ball's height about the ground at the n-th
  99. Physics (Classical Mechanics)

    Mr. X drops A ball from a height of 1 metre above the ground. Mr. Y starts a camera which takes picture of the ball every 250 ms, with the first click occuring at the moment Mr. X lets go of the ball. Let the ball's height about the groundat the n-th
  100. Physics

    Can you help me through this one? I don't want just the answer: A ball is thrown straight up and rises to a maximum height of 24 m above the ground. At what height is the speed of the ball equal to half of its initial value? Assume that the ball starts at