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Homework Help: What happens to an accelerated liquid

  1. Feb 22, 2012 #1
    I have no idea how to do the attached problem. Could you please help me out?

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  3. Feb 23, 2012 #2
    hey sparkle , think what happens when a small marble is but in the bcentre of a box and then the box is accelerated ?
  4. Feb 23, 2012 #3
    hi kushan! the marble seems to roll back (relative to the box) due to inertia? but then wouldn't (d) be the right answer, if the water is "rolling back"?
    thanks! :)
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