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A ball bounces 2/3 of the distance it has fallen. If a ball is dropped from a height of 18feet, how high will it go on the third bounce?

A ball bounces 2/3 of the distance it has fallen. If a ball is dropped from a height of 18feet, how high will it go on the third bounce?

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"First  bounce        =     2/3 * 18       =   12

    second bounce    =    2/3 * 12         =   8  

     third bounce         =    2/3 *  8

                                    =    5 1/3 ft"