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Geometric series problem solving

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A ball is dropped from a certain height. Each time it hits the ground, it bounced on-third of its previous height. If the total distance traveled by the ball at the onstant when it hits the ground for the fifth time is 89 4/9 dm, at what height it initially dropped?

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A ball is dropped from a certain height. Each time it hits the ground, it bounced on-third of its previous height. If the total distance traveled by the ball at the onstant when it hits the ground for the fifth time is 89 4/9 dm, at what height it initially dropped?

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