Physics
Newtons Laws of Motion

What kind of forces on a falling object are balanced and the object falls with constant speed?

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11/02/2011

The forces are balanced because they are falling at a constant speed. According to Newtons first law of motion an object will keep moving unless an unbalanced or net force acts upon it.

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The balanced forces on an object that is falling with constant speed are typically

the force of gravity (the object's 'weight') and the equal and opposite force of

air resistance.