# A ball is dropped from a height of 10 feet.Each time it hits the ground, it bounces to 80% of it's previous height. Find the total distance travelled by the ball?

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Jun 10, 2018

See explanation.

#### Explanation:

Although the question is places in Physics, it can be answered using maths only.

The heights of the ball form a geometric sequence with

#S=h_1/(1-r)#

Jun 10, 2018