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In fact, the formula for terminal velocity $V_t$ is: | In fact, the formula for terminal velocity $V_t$ is: | ||

$$ V_t= \sqrt{\frac{2mg}{\rho A C_D }}, $$ | $$ V_t= \sqrt{\frac{2mg}{\rho A C_D }}, $$ | ||

- | its derivation can be found here [([(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terminal_velocity#Derivation_for_terminal_velocity)])]. | + | its derivation can be found here [([(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terminal_velocity#Derivation_for_terminal_velocity)]. |

==== Does the time of descent of an object depend on its mass? ==== | ==== Does the time of descent of an object depend on its mass? ==== |