Answer to Question #401 in Algebra for Jenny

Question #401
A tennis ball is dropped from a height of 12m. Each time it hits the ground it bounces to half the previous height. The ball is caught when the height of the bounce is 3m. What is the total distance the ball has traveled?
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Expert's answer
2010-07-09T12:28:12-0400
We can calculate the total distance, which the ball has traveled in following way :
h=12+(6*2)+3=27 meters.

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