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A woman stands on a scale in a moving elevator. Her mass is 60 kg, and the combined mass of the elevator and scale is an additional 815 kg. Starting...

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A woman stands on a scale in a moving elevator. Her mass is 60 kg, and the combined mass of the elevator and scale is an additional 815 kg. Starting from rest the elevator accelerates upward. During the acceleration there is a tension of 9410 Newton’s in the hoisting cable. What does the scale read during the acceleration? Topic: Forces and Newton’s laws of motion.

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A woman stands on a scale in a moving elevator. Her mass is 60 kg, and the combined mass of
the elevator and scale is an additional 815 kg. Starting from rest the elevator accelerates upward....

This question was asked on May 17, 2010 and answered on May 20, 2010.

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