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Give the magnitude and direction of the net force acting on

(a) A drop of rain falling down with constant speed.
(b) A kite skillfully held stationary in the sky.

CLASS - XI PHYSICS (Laws of Motion)



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A) Since the drop of rain is falling at constant speed, the acceleration is 0. Net force is given by mass×acceleration. So the net force acting on it is 0.
b) Since the kite is stationary, acceleration is 0. So net force is 0.
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