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A ball is dropped from the top of a 1,000 foot building. The height of the ball is half its original height after each bounce. What will the height of the ball be after 12 bounces? Using complete sentences, explain the procedure taken to answer this question.
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Please help! A ball is dropped from the top of a 1,000 foot building. The height of the ball is half its original height after each bounce. What will the height of the ball be after 12 bounces? Using complete sentences, explain the procedure taken to answer this question.
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mitosukiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
You dont have explain in sentences. I just want the height please!
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moneybirdBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5
This is geometric sequence
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mitosukiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Yes it is, I get the answer 0.48828125, But i dont think it is right.
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moneybirdBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5
a = 1000 r = 1/2 n = 12 \[1000 (\frac{1}{2})^{n1}\]
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moneybirdBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5
It should be n not n1
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mitosukiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ok I did that and get 0.488281125
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moneybirdBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5
\[1000 (\frac{1}{2})^{12}\]
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mitosukiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Because the formula I am given is with n1, hmm idkk
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moneybirdBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5
Do you mean the geometric formula that you are given or this question provides you a formula?
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mitosukiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Well that's the only formula I am given in my lesson.. yeah the first part of ur question is right
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moneybirdBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5
It shouldn't be n1. You need to visualize the situation
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mitosukiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ok, then why don't you use 1? Because the first height wouldn't count right?
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moneybirdBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5
dw:1323133998962:dw
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mitosukiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thanks, i kinda understand now.
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moneybirdBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5
Glad that you get help from Open Study
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