18.098 | January IAP 2008 | Undergraduate
Street-Fighting Mathematics

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When you drop a paper cone and a smaller cone with the same shape, which falls faster? See Section 2.7 in readings for an explanation. (Image by MIT OpenCourseWare.)

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Two cones of the same geometry but different dimension fall. Which one falls faster?
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When you drop two paper cones of different size but the same shape, which one falls faster? See Section 2.7 in readings for an explanation. (Image by MIT OpenCourseWare.)
Two cones of the same geometry but different dimension fall. Which one falls faster?
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