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Drag Force verse force of gravity

  1. Aug 18, 2009 #1
    A reasonably large object moving though air experiences a drag force proportional to the square of its speed. If an object is falling vertically downward at half its terminal speed, how does the drag force acting on it compare to the force of gravity? express your answer as a multiple of Fg
     
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  3. Aug 18, 2009 #2

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    What do you think the answer is? We are here to help you do your homework, not do it for you. You need to show some work.
     
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