ERIC Number: EJ293796
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1984
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Questions Students Ask: How Can a Downhill Skier Move Faster than a Sky Diver?
Armenti, Angelo, Jr.
Physics Teacher, v22 n2 p109-11 Feb 1984
Discusses the relationship of gravity, coefficient of friction, surface area, and Newton's second law to explain the physics involved in downhill skiers being able to move faster than sky divers in free fall. (JM)
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