Posted by **Nick** on Friday, October 28, 2011 at 10:15am.

A woman stands on a scale in a moving elevator. Her mass is 57.0 kg, and the combined mass of the elevator and scale is an additional 811 kg. Starting from rest, the elevator accelerates upward. During the acceleration, the hoisting cable applies a force of 9391 N. What does the scale read during the acceleration?

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