(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. In a shotput event, a 2kg shotput is launched from a height of 1.5m with an initial velocity of 8m/s at an angle 60degrees to the horizontal. The formula R=0.0000378.v^2 gives the force due to air resistance (R) where v is the instantaneous velocity. Find the ratio of the gravitational force to the force due to air resistance, just before the shotput hits the ground.

If anyone could do this it would be much appreciated, cheers.

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# Homework Help: Difficult air resistance problem

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