The Journal of Online Mathematics and Its Applications, Volume 7 (2007)
Bouncing Balls and Geometric Series, Robert Styer and Morgan Besson

Typical Student Answers

How long would the ball bounce? (if you could measure the tiniest micro-bounces)

These quotes are genuine impromptu answers by our students. A non-student said something like: "if it bounces an infinite amount of times, it must bounce an infinite amount of time."