Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 12 - Think and Explain: 77

Answer

The smaller mouse has more surface area per kilogram than the gorilla. This means greater air resistance per kilogram, which means its terminal speed is slower than the gorilla's terminal speed.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on page 239.
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