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Posted by **Kate** on Friday, April 1, 2011 at 9:02pm.

A)Determine the wieght of the person.

B) Determine the mass of the person

C)Determine the magnitude of acceleration of the elevator.

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**bobpursley**, Friday, April 1, 2011 at 10:16pmscale= mg+ma when going accelerating upwards, = mg-ma when acceleration is downward (as when going up and slowing).

396=m(g)

so you can solve for mass then.

600=396+ma and you can solve for a.

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