#### Question

Give the magnitude and direction of the net force acting on a drop of rain falling down with a constant speed

#### Solution 1

** **Zero net force

The rain drop is falling with a constant speed. Hence, it acceleration is zero. As per Newton’s second law of motion, the net force acting on the rain drop is zero.

#### Solution 2

As the drop of rain is falling with constant speed, in accordance with first law of motion, the net force on the drop of rain is zero.

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Solution Give the Magnitude and Direction of the Net Force Acting On A Drop of Rain Falling Down with a Constant Speed Concept: The Law of Inertia.