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Finding the instantaneous acceleration

  1. Sep 14, 2007 #1
    How do you go about finding the instantaneous acceleration when given the instantaneous force and mass of an object?

    A baseball of mass 0.13 kg is struck by a bat with an instantaneous force of 5557.0 N. What is the instantaneous acceleration of the ball?
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  3. Sep 14, 2007 #2
    What would be a relevant equation?
  4. Sep 14, 2007 #3
    Oh nevermind...I was making it more complicated than what it was f=ma...thanks!
  5. Sep 14, 2007 #4
    I am also pretty sure that inst. a = inst F * m
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