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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.
 3 years ago
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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mitosuki
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You dont have explain in sentences. I just want the height please!

moneybird
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5This is geometric sequence

mitosuki
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes it is, I get the answer 0.48828125, But i dont think it is right.

moneybird
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5a = 1000 r = 1/2 n = 12 \[1000 (\frac{1}{2})^{n1}\]

moneybird
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5It should be n not n1

mitosuki
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok I did that and get 0.488281125

moneybird
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5\[1000 (\frac{1}{2})^{12}\]

mitosuki
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Because the formula I am given is with n1, hmm idkk

moneybird
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5Do you mean the geometric formula that you are given or this question provides you a formula?

mitosuki
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well that's the only formula I am given in my lesson.. yeah the first part of ur question is right

moneybird
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5It shouldn't be n1. You need to visualize the situation

mitosuki
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok, then why don't you use 1? Because the first height wouldn't count right?

moneybird
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5dw:1323133998962:dw

mitosuki
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thanks, i kinda understand now.

moneybird
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5Glad that you get help from Open Study
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