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A 95.0 kg person stands on a scale in an elevator. What is the "apparent weight" when the elevator is:

a. accelerating upwards with an acceleration of 1.80 m/s^2

b. moving upward at a constant speed

c. accelerating downwards with an acceleration of 1.30 m/s^2

Step 1

Write the expression for apparent weight when the elevator is accelerating upwards.

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