# Bouncing Balls and Rising Temperatures

A steel ball is dropped from a height of 1m to a horizontal non-conducting surface. Every time it bounces, it reaches 80% of its previous height. Nearly by how much will the temperature of the ball rise after 4 bounces?

Details and Assumptions

1. Specific heat capacity of the ball is $$0.1 \text{cal/g C}$$.

2. Neglect loss in heat to the surroundings and the floor.

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