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3/2/08 4:52 PM MasteringPhysics: Assignment Print View Page 1 of 2 http://session.masteringphysics.com/myct/assignmentPrint?assignmentID=1114138 [ Print View ] PHYS 2211 ABCDE Spring 08 MP17: Drag Due at 11:59pm on Thursday, February 7, 2008 View Grading Details Skydiving A sky diver of mass 80.0 (including parachute) jumps off a plane and begins her descent. Throughout this problem use 9.80 for the magnitude of the acceleration due to gravity. Part A At the beginning of her fall, does the sky diver have an acceleration? Hint A.1 Free fall Hint not displayed ANSWER: No; the sky diver falls at constant speed. Yes and her acceleration is directed upward. Yes and her acceleration is directed downward. This applet shows the sky diver (not to scale) with her position, speed, and acceleration graphed as functions of time. You can see how her acceleration drops to zero over time, giving constant speed after a long time. Part B
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