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Problem: An apple weighs 1 N. When the apple is held at rest above your head, the net force on the apple is A) 0.N.B) 9.8 N.C) 1 N.D) 0.1 N.E) none of the above 

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 In problems dealing with forces and acceleration, we need to apply Newton's second law.

Newton's second law:

ΣF=ma

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An apple weighs 1 N. When the apple is held at rest above your head, the net force on the apple is 

A) 0.N.
B) 9.8 N.
C) 1 N.
D) 0.1 N.
E) none of the above 

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