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Posted by lissa on Friday, March 2, 2012 at 1:03pm.

A sky diver of mass 80.9 kg (including outfit and equipment) floats down suspended from her parachute, having reached terminal speed. The drag coefficient is 0.575, and the area of her parachute is 20.27 m2. The density of air is 1.14 kg/m3. What is the air's drag force on her? (upward is positive, downward negative)

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