# A ball at rest is dropped from a height of 12 m. It looses $25 \%$ of its Kinetic energy on striking the ground and bounces back to a height 'h'. Then value of 'h' is

$(a)\;3\;m \quad (b)\;6\;m \quad (c)\;9\;m \quad (d)\;12\;m$

(c) 9m