(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Intro: A physics student of a mass 59.3kg is standing on a scale in an elecator. The scale shows the magnitude of the upward normal force (in Newtons) on the student, this value is called the. What is the reading on the scale when the elevator:apparent weight

Questions

a) has a constant velocity of 3.56 m/s [up] ?

b) has a constant acceleration of 3.56 m/s squared [down] ?

c) has a constant acceleration of 3.56 m/s squared [up] ?

d) is undergoing freefall?

Answer using simple Force equations, such as:

Fnet = ma = Fg + Fn + Fapp

a = Fnet

m

and other easy (grade 12) type equations. Thanks

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# Homework Help: Elevator Forces

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