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When a ball bounces does it lose the exact same amount of energy every time?

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The amount of energy the ball looses is a function of the height before it hits the ground. The shorter the height the less energy. So the answer is No. The amount of energy the ball has each time it is in the air is also a function of the height. It is known as potential energy. Again the higher the ball is the more potential energy it will have. Potential energy also occurs in the spring of the ball and the earth right before it bounces up. The first amount of potential energy was given to the ball when it was first lifted off the ground against gravity. Usually this energy is supplied by a person. Each time the ball bounces some of the energy is release as friction and force of hitting the ground going into the ground and the ball causing some damage. The remainder becomes potential energy as it goes back up into the air.

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No because the kinetic is the highest on the first bounce, less and less energy is being lost from the ball to the ground every time it bounces.

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That's a really good question lml I wish I new that

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no it's a smaller amount each bounce because gravity is pulling on in and the bounce becomes less and less each bounce as you know

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