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A student, who weighs 400 N, stands on a bathroom scale in an elevator. What will the scale read when the elevator is decelerating while moving downward at 2.15 m/s²?(g = 9.8 m/s²)

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The mass of the student can be...

W
m =-
400 N
2
9.80 m/s
=40.81kg
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W m =- 400 N 2 9.80 m/s =40.81kg

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