(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A little ball bounces straight on a surface in a certain way so that at every bounce it loses a fraction of it's vertical speed (called e in this equation). Assume that the ball is released from a ''resting height' (called H in this equation).

Show that after the n'th bounce against the surface the ball has reached:

[itex]H_n=e^2n * H [/itex]

2. Relevant equations

I'm not sure.

3. The attempt at a solution

I'm thinking I need to maybe look at the kinectic energy but I'm sort of mystified. Any help is appreciated.

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# Homework Help: Bouncing Ball

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