Asked Nov 24, 2019

Why our mass changes when we travel in elevator?


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Step 1

Mass is quantity of matter , it remains the same .

Weight the person measured in a accelerating elevator will be different from actua weight.

When a person stands on a scale in accelerating elevator , the reading shown on the scale is the normal force between the scale and the person .

Step 2

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