# physics

posted by .

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

• physics -

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

## Similar Questions

1. ### Physics

A skydiver, who weighs 682 N, is falling at a constant speed with his parachute open. Consider the apparatus that connects the parachute to the skydiver to be part of the parachute. The parachute pulls upward with a force of 669 N. …
2. ### Physics

A skydiver, who weighs 650 N, is falling at a constant speed with his parachute open. Consider the apparatus that connects the parachute to the skydiver to be part of the parachute. The parachute pulls upward with a force of 620 N. …
3. ### physics

A skydiver, who weighs 650 N, is falling at a constant speed with his parachute open. Consider the apparatus that connects the parachute to the skydiver to be part of the parachute. The parachute pulls upward with a force of 620 N. …
4. ### physics

A falling skydiver has a mass of 123 kg. (a) What is the magnitude of the skydiver's acceleration when the upward force of air resistance has a magnitude that is equal to one-fourth of his weight?
5. ### Science

A skydiver prepares to jump out of a plane. Explain how gravity and air resistance will affect the motion of the skydiver before and after he or she opens the parachute.
6. ### Physics

The university skydiving club has asked you to plan a stunt for an air show. In this stunt, two skydivers will step out of opposite sides of a stationary hot air balloon 2,500m above the ground. the second skydiver will leave the ballon …
7. ### Physics

The university skydiving club has asked you to plan a stunt for an air show. In this stunt, two skydivers will step out of opposite sides of a stationary hot air balloon 2,500m above the ground. the second skydiver will leave the ballon …
8. ### Math

A skydiver prepares to jump out of a plane. Explain how gravity and air resistance will affect the motion of the skydiver before and after he or she opens the parachute.
9. ### Science - 6th grade

A skydiver prepares to jump out of a plane. Explain how gravity and air resistance will affect the motion of the skydiver before and after he or she opens the parachute. My response : Gravity will pull the skydiver down to the ground. …
10. ### Physics

A 71 kg skydiver jumps out of a plane at an altitude of 1370m. She reaches terminal velocity of 68m/s. She opens the parachute at an altitude of 328m, and lands with a speed of 2.8m/s. a)How much (negative) work is done by air resistance …

More Similar Questions