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Aerodynamics question for lab

  1. Apr 20, 2010 #1
    In my physics class, we are reviewing trajectory, so we are setting up a lab where we shoot some form of a paper rocket across our gym with an air compressor, and hopefully hit a target. The paper is kinda thick, but we can add whatever we want onto it, if we make it think it will make it will go faster. The object is to make it go faster, not higher, so that you have a more accurate chance of hitting the target.
    Okay. Now here's my question:
    Is it faster to have two fins on the rocket, opposite each other, or is it faster to put on four?
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