Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 4 - Think and Discuss: 113

Answer

A falling object with a decreasing acceleration of fall will still move faster and faster.

Work Step by Step

For a falling object experiencing a "decreasing acceleration of fall", for example because of air resistance, the increase in speed during each 1-second time interval becomes smaller and smaller. However, its speed still increases.
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