Posted by **Eiban** on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 2:28am.

A constant force of 100N , directed upward, is applied to a 5.0kg toy rocket by the rocket's engine.

Find the rockets acceleration?

I thought it'd be as simple as F=ma to be 20 m/s2 but I was wrong. What am I overlooking?

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