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Homework Help: Help with a homework problem

  1. Feb 24, 2006 #1
    Suppose you drop an object from an airplane traveling at a constant velocity, and further suppose that air resistance doesn't affect the falling object. What will be its falling path as observed by someone at rest on the ground, not directly below but off to the side where a clear view can be seen? What will be the falling path as observed by you looking downward from the airplane? Where will the object strike the ground, relative to you in the airplane? Where will it strike in a more realistic case where air resistance does affect the fall?
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  3. Feb 24, 2006 #2
    What have you done to try and answer these questions? We can't help you if we don't know what you're having difficulty with.
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