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$\rho$ is the density of the fluid, $C$ is a parameter that depends on the shape of the object and $A$ is the area of the object, which we call the drag coefficient. | $\rho$ is the density of the fluid, $C$ is a parameter that depends on the shape of the object and $A$ is the area of the object, which we call the drag coefficient. | ||

- | The dependence of the drag force on area is utilized by [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74zhNxgFkTQ|skydivers]]. | + | The dependence of the drag force on area is utilized by [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qF_fzEI4wU|skydivers]]. |