Intro to Forces + Newton's Laws Video Lessons

Video Thumbnail

Concept

Problem: The net force acting on an insect falling downward at constant velocity isA) zero.B) the weight of the insect.C) upward air resistance.D) none of the above

FREE Expert Solution

We are required to apply Newton's law of motion to an object moving at a constant velocity.

Newton's second law:

ΣF=ma

89% (200 ratings)
View Complete Written Solution
Problem Details

The net force acting on an insect falling downward at constant velocity is

A) zero.

B) the weight of the insect.

C) upward air resistance.

D) none of the above

Frequently Asked Questions

What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?

Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Intro to Forces + Newton's Laws concept. You can view video lessons to learn Intro to Forces + Newton's Laws. Or if you need more Intro to Forces + Newton's Laws practice, you can also practice Intro to Forces + Newton's Laws practice problems.