physics

A parachute reaches terminal velocity.
F drag
Fg=850N
what is the value of F drag?
What is the net force?
What is the acceleration? Are the forces balanced or unbalanced?

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 205
  1. 850

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. Physics

    A sky diver of mass 80.0 ks jumps from a slow-moving aircraft and reaches a terminal speed of 50.0 m/s. a) What is the acceleration of the sky diver when her speed is 30.0 m/s? What is the drag force on the diver when her speed is

    asked by Jean on March 1, 2007
  2. Physics

    When a drag strip vehicle reaches a velocity of 60 m/s, it begins a negative acceleration by releasing a drag chute and applying its brakes. While reducing its velocity back to zero, its acceleration along a straight line path is

    asked by Jesse on December 5, 2010
  3. Physics

    A 580-g squirrel with a surface area of 855 cm2 falls from a 5.2-m tree to the ground. Estimate its terminal velocity. (Use the drag coefficient for a horizontal skydiver. Assume that the cross-sectional area of the squirrel can

    asked by Anonymous on June 1, 2016
  4. physics

    A drag racer, starting from rest, speeds up for 402 m with an acceleration of +17 m/s^2. A parachute then opens, slowing the car down with an acceleration of -6.10 m/s^2. How fast us the racer moving 3.50*10^2 m after the

    asked by Anonymous on November 11, 2008
  5. Physics

    A 10.0-kg object experiences a drag force due to air resistance. The magnitude of this drag force depends on its speed, and obeys the equation Fdrag =(12.0 N-s/m)v + (4.00 N-s2/m2)v2. (a) What is the terminal speed of this object

    asked by Stehlin on February 19, 2013
  1. Physics help needed !

    In downhill speed skiing a skier is retarded by both the air drag force on the body and the kinetic frictional force on the skis. Suppose the slope angle is θ = 39.5°, the snow is dry snow with a coefficient of kinetic friction

    asked by agentx on October 26, 2012
  2. Physics

    A 580-g squirrel with a surface area of 855 cm2 falls from a 5.2-m tree to the ground. Estimate its terminal velocity. (Use the drag coefficient for a horizontal skydiver. Assume that the cross-sectional area of the squirrel can

    asked by Anonymous on June 1, 2016
  3. Dimensionless parameters

    The drag, D, on a sphere located in a pipe flow through which a fluid is flowing to be determined experimentally. Assume that drag is a function of the sphere diameter, d, the pipe dianeter, H, the fluid velocity, V, and the fluid

    asked by Charlie on March 27, 2014
  4. physics

    In downhill speed skiing a skier is retarded by both the air drag force on the body and the kinetic frictional force on the skis. Suppose the slope angle is è = 37.5°, the snow is dry snow with a coefficient of kinetic friction

    asked by johnny on December 13, 2008
  5. 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

    asked by Helen on February 20, 2017
  6. Physics

    The velocity of a parachutist as a function of time is given by v = vf + (v0 - vf)e-t/2.5, where t = 0 s corresponds to the instant the parachute is opened, v0 = 160 km/h is the velocity before opening of the parachute, and vf =

    asked by Cassidy on August 25, 2019

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.