# Solution: How far will the ball travel before coming to rest?

A rubber ball is made to fall from a height of 50 feet and is observed to rebound 2/3 of the distance it falls. How far will the ball travel before coming to rest if the ball continues to fall in this manner?

#### Problem Statement: EE Board October 1994

A rubber ball is made to fall from a height of 50 feet and is observed to rebound 2/3 of the distance it falls. How far will the ball travel before coming to rest if the ball continues to fall in this manner?

The ball travel 250 feet before coming to rest.

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