Posted by **Shaila** on Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at 5:11am.

A 64kg person is standing on a scale in an elevator. the elevator is rising at a constant velocity but then begins to slow, with an acceleration of 0.59m/s^2. What is the sign of the acceleration? What is the reading on the scale while the elevator is accelerating.

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- physics - A person stands on a bathroom scale in a motionless elevator. When the...
- physics - A person stands on a bathroom scale on a motionless elevator. When the...
- Phys - A person stands on a bathroom scale in a motionless elevator. When the ...
- Physics - You stand on a bathroom scale that rests on the floor of an elevator. ...
- Physics - A person stands on a scale in an elevator. As the elevator starts, the...
- Physics Dynamics - A person stands on a bathroom scale in a motionless elevator...
- Physics - A person stands on a scale in an elevator. As the elevator starts, the...
- Physics - Tom (65 kg) is standing on a scale in an elevator holding an apple. ...
- Physics - A man in an elevator is 79kg. The elevator itself is 860kg. As the ...
- Physics - A man measures the acceleration of an elevator using a spring balance...

More Related Questions