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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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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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xmarioz25Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Ideal conditions = they both fall at the same time, but due to resistance from air they'd change.
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ShikhaDessaiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ya if its something very light, like a feather or something, then the stone will fall first right?
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MashyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
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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mayankdevnaniBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
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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mayankdevnaniBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
or when we say there is air resistance so ofcourse cotton will take time.
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mayankdevnaniBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
ok @ShikhaDessai
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ShikhaDessaiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thank u soooooo much @mayankdevnani i was kind of confused with 2 answers
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harsh314Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
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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ShikhaDessaiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
u mean friction due to air is more on the cotton
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harsh314Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
not cotton you told about cotton ball
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mayankdevnaniBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
in short, she said that. ok @harsh314
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ShikhaDessaiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ya i mean cotton ball
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harsh314Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
their is a difference between a piece of cotton, a ball of cotton, a molecule of cotton..........
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ShikhaDessaiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ya u r absolutely right!!! i just forgot to add ball
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harsh314Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
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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ShikhaDessaiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
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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harsh314Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
what do you know about air resistance
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ShikhaDessaiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i know about friction due to air
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ShikhaDessaiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
when two things rub against each other, friction is caused
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harsh314Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
yes what is resistance then.....
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harsh314Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
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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ShikhaDessaiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so r air resistance n friction the same?
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harsh314Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
see friction and air resistance are not identical i cant explain much because it will not be clear to you .
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harsh314Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
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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harsh314Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
hence when particles collide so the motion of the ball is obstructed tnd that is the air resistance........got it
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ShikhaDessaiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i'm getting it a bit
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ShikhaDessaiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok now i understood
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harsh314Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
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ShikhaDessaiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
what is this "is the" thing?
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harsh314Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
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mayankdevnaniBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
hahahahaha tum bhi @harsh314
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ShikhaDessaiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh ya i used to watch that...gopi right?
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mayankdevnaniBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
right!!! gopi, gulgule many more...
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harsh314Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
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amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
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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RamyaMurugesanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so under vaccuum,both ll fall at same time eh?
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RamyaMurugesanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so the resistance offered by the air is responsible fr the increase in time fr the cotton ball?
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ShikhaDessaiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ya right...that's what i understood due to @harsh314 's explanation
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