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Homework Help: The shape of an object affects it's free-fall density

  1. Nov 10, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Identify evidence that the shape of an object affects it's free-fall acceleration

    Examples would help.
    2. Relevant equations


    3. The attempt at a solution

    Wind resistance would be different for an egg as compared to a rubix cube
  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 10, 2009 #2
    I'd think that they would want a bit more than this :biggrin: You'll have to show some calculations, I don't remember the equations right now (haven't done this in a long time) but you'd want to show that the drag would differ for bodies with different shapes.
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