Explain why, small air bubbles rise slower than the bigger ones through a liquid?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 1st Aug, 2014, 11:08: AM

Expert Answer:

We know that, the terminal velocity is given as

It is clear that the factor (ρ - σ), and hence, v will be negative.
Now, since , it follows that air bubbles rise slower than the bigger ones through a liquid.

Answered by  | 1st Aug, 2014, 01:08: PM