It's an object that's falling from rest. The equation takes into account linear friction. in any case, this is is my code or program of whatever it is called:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

m=80;%Mass of ignorance

g=9.8;%Gravity

beta=1.6*10^-4;%Given coefficient for air at STP

D=.4;%Diameter of Palin, assuming she's a spherical object

b=beta*D;%Coefficient of linear friction

t=0:.2:60;

x=(m./b)*(g*t + e^(-b*t./m));

plot(t,x)

grid on

xlabel('time','FontSize',16)

ylabel('Position of Sarah Below Helicopter','FontSize',16)

I get this error:

Error in ==> HW13myprogram at 10

x=(m./b)*(g*t + e^(-b*t./m));

What am I doing wrong?

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# [matlab] I just want to plot a function that describes position as a function of time

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