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skydiver not in freefall because wind resistance prevents her from accelerating indefinitely. If skydiver weighs 750N whats the force due to wind resistance after reaches terminal velocity but before her parachute opens traveling at 200 km.hr

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    If in free fall at terminal velocity, the velocity is constant, no acceleration.
    If there is no acceleration, the net force is zero, drag = weight
    750 N

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