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Air Resistance & Free Fall Physics: Practice Problems

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Which force could an object in free fall be affected by?

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1. What type of force is air resistance?

2. A baseball is dropped in a vacuum chamber where there is no air resistance. It falls for five meters before hitting the ground. What was its final velocity right before it struck the ground?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Quickly measure how much you know about free falling and air resistance with this quiz/worksheet tool. You must have the ability to solve given problems and understand types of forces in order to successfully answer all questions in this assessment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

For this quiz, you must:

  • Explain which force an object in free fall is affected by
  • Identify which type of force air resistance is
  • Solve final velocity, acceleration and free fall problems

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as which force affects objects in free fall
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve velocity, acceleration and air free fall practice problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding air resistance

Additional Learning

Review more details about this physics topic by studying the lesson titled Air Resistance & Free Fall Physics: Practice Problems. You can learn more about:

  • What is involved in projectile motion problems
  • What is an example of an object in free fall
  • Which kinematic equations should be looked at when solving projectile motion problems
  • What is true of mass and free fall
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