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ShikhaDessai
 3 years ago
When a ball of cotton and a stone are dropped simultaneously, which one will fall first? or will they fall at the same time?
ShikhaDessai
 3 years ago
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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xmarioz25
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Ideal conditions = they both fall at the same time, but due to resistance from air they'd change.

ShikhaDessai
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ya if its something very light, like a feather or something, then the stone will fall first right?

Mashy
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but only if air resistance is considered.. most of times when that question is asked.. m sure air resistance is neglected..

mayankdevnani
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2if 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.

mayankdevnani
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2or when we say there is air resistance so ofcourse cotton will take time.

ShikhaDessai
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thank u soooooo much @mayankdevnani i was kind of confused with 2 answers

harsh314
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2there 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

ShikhaDessai
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0u mean friction due to air is more on the cotton

harsh314
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2not cotton you told about cotton ball

mayankdevnani
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2in short, she said that. ok @harsh314

ShikhaDessai
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ya i mean cotton ball

harsh314
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2their is a difference between a piece of cotton, a ball of cotton, a molecule of cotton..........

ShikhaDessai
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ya u r absolutely right!!! i just forgot to add ball

harsh314
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2yes 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.....,,,,,,

ShikhaDessai
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0umm 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..

harsh314
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2what do you know about air resistance

ShikhaDessai
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i know about friction due to air

ShikhaDessai
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0when two things rub against each other, friction is caused

harsh314
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2yes what is resistance then.....

harsh314
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2resistance means oppostion so in simple terms air resistance is the opposition of air to any moving particle.......such that it obstructs its motion.....

ShikhaDessai
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so r air resistance n friction the same?

harsh314
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2see friction and air resistance are not identical i cant explain much because it will not be clear to you .

harsh314
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2understand 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.

harsh314
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2hence when particles collide so the motion of the ball is obstructed tnd that is the air resistance........got it

ShikhaDessai
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i'm getting it a bit

ShikhaDessai
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok now i understood

harsh314
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2mention 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 ...........

ShikhaDessai
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what is this "is the" thing?

harsh314
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2F.I.R sab tv pe ata hai.......

mayankdevnani
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2hahahahaha tum bhi @harsh314

ShikhaDessai
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh ya i used to watch that...gopi right?

mayankdevnani
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2right!!! gopi, gulgule many more...

harsh314
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2tumne sahi pehchana it is right is the raat ho gayi isi liye gud night is the............

amistre64
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hmm, id say that they both fall at the same time, but rather have the potential to land at different times depending on other conditions :)

RamyaMurugesan
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so under vaccuum,both ll fall at same time eh?

RamyaMurugesan
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so the resistance offered by the air is responsible fr the increase in time fr the cotton ball?

ShikhaDessai
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ya right...that's what i understood due to @harsh314 's explanation
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