# Acceleration and Force Question

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A metal ball of mass 0.30kg and weight 3.0N is held so that it is below the surface of oil.It experiences an upwards force of 0.30N.
When the ball is released, what is its initial acceleration?
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(Original post by zattyzatzat)
A metal ball of mass 0.30kg and weight 3.0N is held so that it is below the surface of oil.It experiences an upwards force of 0.30N.
When the ball is released, what is its initial acceleration?
So you're given the force and mass, rearrange and plug it into F=ma.
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(Original post by username2752874)
So you're given the force and mass, rearrange and plug it into F=ma.
a metal ball of mass 0.30 kg and weight 3.0n is held so that it is below the surface of oil it experience an upward force of 3.0n
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