Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 3 - Think and Discuss: 92

Answer

For an object moving straight downward, whether thrown or dropped, air resistance ("drag") decreases the magnitude of the acceleration. The object gains less speed each second than if there were no air.
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