(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

We're supposed to find the object's KE and heat. Given:

Forces on Object: Air Drag + Gravity

Air Drag = .5(coefficient of drag)(1.2 kg/m^{3})v^{2}A

A = cross sectional area

R = Radius of object

Object is X Km above the ground

Initial velocity = V

We are told it should be an initial value problem.

2. Relevant equations

Possibly y"+ (Force due to Drag)y' + (gravity)y = 0

3. The attempt at a solution

I tried plugging in the initial conditions to the equation above, but I'm stuck at that point.

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# Homework Help: Differential Equations KE Problem

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