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In this question, the height you are dropping it from is irrelevant. They are simply asking to convert the height of the bounce from inches to feet.

55 inches / 12 inches/foot = 4 foot 7 inches.

There are a few ways to do the calculation in your head without a calculator.

5 feet is 60 inches (12x5). In this case you are just a little under 5 feet, so either subtract 5 inches from 5 feet, or start with a base of 4 feet (48"), and find the difference (remainder).

If you are rounding the answer... then you would round up to 5 feet since it is greater than 4.5 feet.

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Q: A tennis ball bounces about 55 inches high when it dropped from a height of 100 inches onto a hard surface about how many feet high does it bounce?
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