Drag Forces

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Drag is caused by particles in the air...
pushing against an object as it moves past them
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Drag increases when an object moves faster...
because it hits more particles per second and the particles have a greater force of impact
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The bigger the surface area of an object...
the bigger the drag because it hits more particles
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Any object moving through a fluid will reach a...
constant maximum speed
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This is when the force driving it along is...
balanced by the drag
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Card 2

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because it hits more particles per second and the particles have a greater force of impact

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Drag increases when an object moves faster...

Card 3

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the bigger the drag because it hits more particles

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Card 4

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constant maximum speed

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Card 5

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balanced by the drag

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