Problem: A 30 g object is dropped from a height of 50 cm and bounces off the ground. If after the bounce, the ball leaves the ground with 50% of the speed it hit with, how high will the ball bounce?

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A 30 g object is dropped from a height of 50 cm and bounces off the ground. If after the bounce, the ball leaves the ground with 50% of the speed it hit with, how high will the ball bounce?

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