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a parachute is like a more durable and massive plastic bag it catches the wind so you would float down but if somehow it ripped the air would go straight through and the person would fall to a painful and mostly fatal landing

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What shape parachute works the best?

it is funny

Explain how a parachute works using the terms air resistance surface area and gravity?

A parachute works as the gravity allows the parachute to go up into the air, then the surface area is covered with air resistance.

Why does a parachute works?

Because it catches the air, and slows you down.

Whick works better a square triangle or circle parachute?

The best shape for a parachute is a circle. This is because the circle will have a larger area that will cause more drag to slow the parachute.

The human mind is like a parachute-it functions better when it is open?

the human brain works best when it is used. just like a parachute.

What shape of a parachute works best?

id say from my experience an oval

Can a person parachute without a parachute?

yes it is possible to parachute without a "parachute" there is a suit which u wear called a squirrel suite i believe which allows the air to be caught acting as a "brake" there for slowing you down but i am not sure if it works completley

Who wrote the quote Your mind is like a parachute?

Anthony J. Dangelo worte the famous quote, "Your mind is like a Parachute" The full quote: "Your mind is like a parachute, it only works when its open"

Who wrote the quote - The mind is like a parachute - it works better when it is open?

Frank Zappa

Would a Parachute work on the moon?

A parachute works on Earth by effectively 'trapping air' inside of it, creating a large surface area and so a large amount of wind resistance or friction. As there is no atmosphere on the moon, there is no air to be trapped and therefore no friction. So no, a parachute would not work on the moon.A parachute works using air resistence. There is no air on the moon. Therefore a parachute would only pull you down faster. If ur planning on going to the moon i suggest you try a jetpack.

What is the slowest parachute made of?

Parachutes are not rated by their speed. A parachute works by increasing the air resistance of a suspended falling body or object. The greater the mass of the object the larger the area of the parachute must be to reduce the speed to an acceptable level.

What is the aim of making a parachute?

The aim is to use the right material and the right shapes , i once tried making a parachute and plastic works better than cloth or newspaper or anything else.

How do you make your own parachute?

As a kid we use to make parachute out of handkerchiefs. Just tie a string to the four corners of the handkerchief, tangle a action-figure in the string and throw him high. It works quite well.

Would a parachute help a skydiver in space?

No. A parachute would not help a skydiver in space. A parachute works by taking advantage of air resistance. There is no air in space, so there can be no resistance. Perhaps that's the main reason why the Space Shuttle never deployed its parachutes while it was still in space.

What is a small parachute called?

a small parachute, is a small parachute, ther is no technical name for it. :) a small parachute is called a drogue

How do you jump from planes?

Make sure you have a parachute that works. Then let yourself fall out. Make sure you don't hit the propeller.

What is the weight of a parachute?

There is not a certain weightto a parachute

Who invented the parachute and why?

Jacob T. Parachute, invented the Parachute in France, at the time it was a fashion accessory

Can you get a parachute on vice city?

No there is no parachute in vice city

What causes a parachute jumper to slow down?

A parachute... •_•

What parachute is the slowest?

the slowest parachute is the round one

How do you make a egg parachute?

make a big parachute

What is a parachute string called?

Its called parachute cord

What is better circular parachute or rectangular parachute?

a circular

Who sang parachute?

'Parachute' is a song by Cheryl Cole.