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I need help solving the following differential equation for air resistance

d^2s/dt^2 + R ds/dt = g

Where g = gravity I presume and R = k/m where k = resistance constant

Using my limited knowledge I think that the auxiliary equation for this is

Y^2+ RY = 0

Y = 0 or R

General Solution

S = A + Be^Rt

Which log graph would i need to plot to work out resistance constant.

thanks a lot

sid

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# Homework Help: Air resistance Differential Equation Help

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