The drag force on an object of interest can be accurately modelled as \(\vec{D}\) = -\(b\vec{v}\) such that its terminal velocity in free fall is given by \(v_T\) = \(mg/b\). measures \(m\) = \(\pm\) 2 \(g\) and \(v_T\) = \(\pm\) 0.2 \(m/s\). Based on these measurements determines the drag coefficient to be \(b\) = \(kg/s\).

Part 1#

What is the uncertainty in your determination of \(b\)?

Answer Section#


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