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12-130.

RETURN OF THE BOUNCING BALL

Remember the bouncing ball back in Chapter 2? What if you tossed the ball straight up to a height of 10 meters and then let it bounce 15 times up and down? Homework Help ✎

How far does the ball travel up and down on the initial toss (before the first bounce)?

If the rebound ratio for the ball is 0.6, write a geometric series to represent the distance it travels up and down by the 15

^{th}bounce.What is the total distance the ball will travel up and down?

20 meters

What is the initial value? What is the multiplier?

2(10 + 10(0.6) + ...?)

49.976 meters