## Question

Find the velocity of glycerine (having density 1.3 g/cc) if a steel ball of 2 mm radius (density = 8 g/cc) acquires a terminal velocity of 4 cm/s in falling freely in the tank of glycerine.

### Solution

14.6 poise

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