Air Resistance Question

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

If a ball is thrown upwards and lands in the same spot, would it take longer to reach max height or drop back down from the max height? Also use air resistance.

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

I believe that it would take longer for the object to fall back down. I think it is because that when throwing a ball upwards, gravity would be positive and for ex. if a ball was thrown with acceleration of 2m/s^2, you would add two to 9.8 which would help the ball go up faster while when falling down, the ball air resistance would be in the opposite direction causing the ball to fall back slowly. I’m not sure how to explain my answer properly. This is what I understand so far, if I’m not correct can someone please explain this too me.


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