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Terminal velocities of bullets vary by caliber, but can reach 300 to 700 feet per second. For example, a .30 caliber bullet's terminal velocity is 300 feet per second. If the bullet is shot at an angle and keeps its arc,... More »

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The terminal velocity of a skydiver in freefall is approximately 50 to 60 miles per second or roughly 125 to 135 mph. While the term has been popularized by skydiving enthusiasts, however, the concept of terminal velocit... More »

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Terminal velocity is the velocity at which an object in freefall no longer accelerates due to gravity because the drag force of the surrounding air equals the gravitational force of Earth. Objects with more mass have mor... More »

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The formula for acceleration is given as a = (v2 - v1) / (t2 - t1), where "a" denotes the acceleration, "v2" indicates the final velocity, "v1" represents the initial velocity and "t2 - t1" is the time interval between t... More »

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