Alright, I am trying to work out some equations on a project to determine if fictional instances of physics are possible or not. In my case, I am seeing how a person travels if they are thrown from a jet that is traveling vertically (don't ask). I have completed the equations to solve how far the person would travel without air resistance, and they look like this:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Height initial=450 meters

Velocity initial=320 m/s

Time in air=6.5 seconds

Hf=Hi + Vi*T - .5gT^2

Hf=450 meters + 320 m/s * 6.5 s - (4.9m/s^2)6.5s^2

long story short, I get that the person is about 2,323 meters high after 6.5 seconds.

Now, how do I add drag? I did Force of drag equations and came to the concussion that the man experiences 3,763 newtons of drag. Is this reasonable? And does it factor into previous equations, or do I get a whole new equation I need to deal with now?

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# Homework Help: Factoring known drag into finding height of projectile

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