1C20.11 Book and Paper Drop
When dropped, paper slowly wafts down while the textbook accelerates at g. When both are dropped simultaneously with the paper on top, both fall at the rate of the book since the book is pushing the air out of the way.
-  Book
-  Sheet of paper
- Drop the paper and book simultaneously and side-by-side.
- Place the paper on top of the book and drop both at the same time.
- PIRA 1C20.11
- Don't attempt this at home!
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