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

A ball travels vertically upward with quadratic air resistance, find the acceleration component.

2. Relevant equations

So, I have x pointing vertically downward and

C=0.20 D = Diameter V=velocity

W= -mgi

R = -C^2D^2V^2

F=ma

ma= -mg-C^2D^2V^2

3. The attempt at a solution

a(t)= dv/dt

dv/dt = (-mg-C^2D^2V^2)/m

After doing the integration it seems not to make any sense. Any help where I have gone wrong? Am I along the right lines?

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# Homework Help: Finding the acceleration vector component

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