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Why will a sheet of paper fall slower than one that is crumpled into a ball?

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By crumpling the paper into a ball, the volume of the object decreases but the mass remains the same. Hence its density increases. 
As air applies some resistance on falling sheet of paper as well as crumpled ball but the resistance to the motion of crumpled ball through the air decreases that makes it to fall faster than the sheet of paper.   
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