Post a New Question


posted by on .

A chair lift holding a 100 kg man rises 5 meters in height in 10 second time period. Ignore the weight of the chair and related machinery and answer the following: What is the weight (force exerted by his mass) of the man, in Newtons?

  • physics - ,

    It depends upon whether the velocity is constant during the 10 seconds or if the skier started from a standstill.

    Weight always equals Mg. There can be addional or reduced force on the seat if the chair is accelerating or decelerating. Most chair lifts maintain a constant velocity.

Answer This Question

First Name:
School Subject:

Related Questions

More Related Questions

Post a New Question