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Homework Help: Resistance Problems

  1. Feb 22, 2004 #1
    I have to questions concerning air resistance. Can someone please help me!?!??!

    A 252 N bag of nails falls at its terminal speed. How much air resistance acts on the nails???
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Feb 22, 2004 #2
    Here's a big hint:

    "Terminal speed" means some constant speed. If it's falling at constant speed, what does that tell you about the NET force acting on it?
     
  4. Feb 22, 2004 #3
    I'm retarded

    I was thinking it was that simple, but I thought nah. Thanks I think.
     
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