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Puzzle ID:#230
Fun:*** (2.14)
Difficulty:*** (2.6)
Category:Math
Submitted By:Phyllis*****!
Corrected By:cnmne

 

 

 



If you drop a bouncy ball from a distance of 9 feet from the floor, the ball will continue to bounce. Assume that each time it bounces back two thirds of the distance of the previous bounce. How far will the ball travel before it stops?

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