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Homework Help: calc

Posted by Joe on Tuesday, September 8, 2009 at 2:42am.

Air resistance acting on a falling body can be taken into account by the approximate relation for the acceleration:

a=dv/dt=g-kv where k is constnat

Derive a formula for the velocity of the body as a function of time assuming it starts from rest (v=0 at t=0)

v=?

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