Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 2 - Describing Motion: Kinematics in One Dimension - Questions: 11

Answer

A. It stays the same. B. It decreases.

Work Step by Step

A. If air resistance is negligible, the acceleration of a freely falling object stays the same, as explained on page 33. B. In the presence of air resistance, the acceleration decreases. As the object falls faster, the upward force of air resistance increases.
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