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Posted by Mia on Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at 7:34pm.

Which of the following explains why a parachute makes a person falling from a great height fall more slowly?

A)The parachute reduces the friction in the air.
B)The parachute pulls upward, so the fall is slower.
C) The parachute causes air resistance, which slows the fall.
D)The parachute decreases the pull of gravity on the person wearing it.

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