# physics

A container filled with 20 identical marbles spills over and all the marbles fall towards the ground in a random pattern. What is the acceleration of the center of mass of the group of marbles as they fall?

Shouldn't that just be acceleration due to gravity (9.8)?

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1. Yes, acceleration of cg= weightMarbles/mass

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