Q : When a childís ball is dropped from a height h metres on to a hard, flat floor, it rebounds to a height of 3/5h metres. The ball is dropped initially from a height of 1.2m.

Find the maximum height to which the ball rises after two bounces.

Find the total distance that the ball has traveled when it hits the floor for the tenth time.

Assuming that the ball continues to bounce in the same way indefinitely, find the total distance that the ball travels.

Answered by Penny Nom.

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