I don't know much about classical physics, if I throw a rock or mass M upward with an initial velocity Z, with gravity g and air resistance A acting against it, is this equation the right one ;(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

[math]m\frac{dv}{dt} = (Z-g)m -Av[/math]

Then if I want to know the maximal height, I just need to integrate v(t) to find the distance at time t. Right ?

I'm really not sure about this equation, mostly because of the (Z-g) term. After all, it's about INITIAL velocity.

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# Homework Help: Throwing a rock

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