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

A particle of mass m is traveling along the x-axis with a constant horizontal velocity v0i. When the particle passes through the origin, it experiences a Drag Force which is proportional to the square of the particle's speed (Fd = - b/v^2i... drag coefficient b.

2. Relevant equations

A) Show that the particle's speed is then given by v(x) = v0 e^-bx/m.

B) Show that the particle's acceleration is then given by a(x) = -(b/m)v0^2 e^-2bx/m.

3. The attempt at a solution

Ive tried many different looks at this problem... though nothing is working...

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# Homework Help: Drag forces

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