(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Henry gets into an elevator on the 50th floor of a building and it begins moving at t=0s The figure shows his apparent weight over the next 12s.

What is Henry's mass?

How far has Henry traveled at t =12s

2. Relevant equations

F=ma

w=mg

weight apparent = w(1+ a/g)

3. The attempt at a solution

Well so far, all I know is that the elevator is moving down since the apparent weight has gone up. I have no idea how to approach the problem and I have tried using the third formula that I have listed but no luck. Do I even use the apparent weight equation? Because I need the acceleration, and no information has been given on that.

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# Finding Mass and Distance using apparent Weight

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