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ShikhaDessai Group Title

When a ball of cotton and a stone are dropped simultaneously, which one will fall first? or will they fall at the same time?

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  1. xmarioz25 Group Title
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    Ideal conditions = they both fall at the same time, but due to resistance from air they'd change.

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  2. ShikhaDessai Group Title
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    ya if its something very light, like a feather or something, then the stone will fall first right?

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  3. xmarioz25 Group Title
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    ya

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  4. ShikhaDessai Group Title
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    thanks

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  5. Mashy Group Title
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    but only if air resistance is considered.. most of times when that question is asked.. m sure air resistance is neglected..

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  6. mayankdevnani Group Title
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    if you neglect air resistance , like in vacuum so answer is clearly that both cotton and stone are equally fall and reach equally in the same time.

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  7. mayankdevnani Group Title
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    or when we say there is air resistance so ofcourse cotton will take time.

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  8. mayankdevnani Group Title
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    ok @ShikhaDessai

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  9. ShikhaDessai Group Title
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    thank u soooooo much @mayankdevnani i was kind of confused with 2 answers

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  10. mayankdevnani Group Title
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    welcome...sis

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  11. harsh314 Group Title
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    there are many possible conditions the cotton ball may also reach first because since you all know about air resistance and air resistance on the stone may be larger

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  12. ShikhaDessai Group Title
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    u mean friction due to air is more on the cotton

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  13. mayankdevnani Group Title
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    yaa

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  14. harsh314 Group Title
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    not cotton you told about cotton ball

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  15. mayankdevnani Group Title
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    in short, she said that. ok @harsh314

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  16. ShikhaDessai Group Title
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    ya i mean cotton ball

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  17. harsh314 Group Title
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    their is a difference between a piece of cotton, a ball of cotton, a molecule of cotton..........

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  18. mayankdevnani Group Title
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    i know...

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  19. ShikhaDessai Group Title
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    ya u r absolutely right!!! i just forgot to add ball

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  20. harsh314 Group Title
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    yes so as per the question the cotton ball is in the context so we need to know that if the ball of cotton has a greater mass and aerodynamical shape such that the density is quite low and the pressure acting on the ball is less.....,,,,,,

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  21. ShikhaDessai Group Title
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    umm i really dont know what is aerodynamical(i'm only in the 8th)....and where pressure is concerned, i think it is the acceleretion due to gravity that matters..

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  22. harsh314 Group Title
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    what do you know about air resistance

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  23. ShikhaDessai Group Title
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    i know about friction due to air

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  24. harsh314 Group Title
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    what is friction

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  25. ShikhaDessai Group Title
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    when two things rub against each other, friction is caused

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  26. harsh314 Group Title
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    yes what is resistance then.....

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  27. ShikhaDessai Group Title
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    ummm i dont know

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  28. harsh314 Group Title
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    resistance means oppostion so in simple terms air resistance is the opposition of air to any moving particle.......such that it obstructs its motion.....

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  29. harsh314 Group Title
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    you got somthing

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  30. ShikhaDessai Group Title
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    so r air resistance n friction the same?

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  31. harsh314 Group Title
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    see friction and air resistance are not identical i cant explain much because it will not be clear to you .

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  32. ShikhaDessai Group Title
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    umm ohk

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  33. harsh314 Group Title
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    understand it like this: when any body falls from through air the particles of air collide with it as when throw a ball in water then the particles of water collide with that ball ........similarly assume about air.

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  34. harsh314 Group Title
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    hence when particles collide so the motion of the ball is obstructed tnd that is the air resistance........got it

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  35. ShikhaDessai Group Title
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    i'm getting it a bit

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  36. ShikhaDessai Group Title
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    ok now i understood

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  37. ShikhaDessai Group Title
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    thanks

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  38. harsh314 Group Title
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    mention not no problem is the always ready is the ..................good to see is the you are studying is the ,.,,,,,,,,,,,,, best of luck is the dear sis ...........

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  39. ShikhaDessai Group Title
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    what is this "is the" thing?

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  40. harsh314 Group Title
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    F.I.R sab tv pe ata hai.......

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  41. mayankdevnani Group Title
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    hahahahaha tum bhi @harsh314

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  42. ShikhaDessai Group Title
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    oh ya i used to watch that...gopi right?

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  43. mayankdevnani Group Title
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    right!!! gopi, gulgule many more...

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  44. harsh314 Group Title
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    tumne sahi pehchana it is right is the raat ho gayi isi liye gud night is the............

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  45. ShikhaDessai Group Title
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    ohk

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  46. mayankdevnani Group Title
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    bye...

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  47. amistre64 Group Title
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    hmm, id say that they both fall at the same time, but rather have the potential to land at different times depending on other conditions :)

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  48. RamyaMurugesan Group Title
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    so under vaccuum,both ll fall at same time eh?

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  49. ShikhaDessai Group Title
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    ya

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  50. RamyaMurugesan Group Title
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    so the resistance offered by the air is responsible fr the increase in time fr the cotton ball?

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  51. ShikhaDessai Group Title
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    ya right...that's what i understood due to @harsh314 's explanation

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