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

Barbara has a mass of 60.0 kg. What would a metric bathroom scale (a scale that uses Newtons) read if she steps on it in the following situations:

On the earth in an elevator experiencing an acceleration of 3.0 m/s^{2}while speeding up and moving upward.

2. Relevant equations

F_{NET}=ma

3. The attempt at a solution

I came up with the equation F_{EB}-F_{GB}=ma

The mass would equal 60.0 kg and the acceleration 3.0 m/s^{2}but how do I know what the scale would say?

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