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the friction of air causes a vertical retardation equal 10% of the acceleration due to gravity (take
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the friction of air causes a vertical retardation equal 10% of the acceleration due to gravity (take g=10m/s2. find the percentage change in the maximum height of a particle thrown vertically upward?

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18 May 2012 21:18:11 IST
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It will reduce to 9/10

Maximum height is inversely propotional to g.

So

9/10=h2/h1

0.9h1=h2

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