Posted by **michael** on Saturday, February 11, 2012 at 12:17pm.

You measure your weight by stepping on a spring scale inside an elevator. If elevator

accelerates either upward or downward, the spring scale gives a reading different from

your weight. a) Calculate how much a 70 kg person weigh a) if the elevator accelerates

upward with a rate of +1.00 m/s2, b) if the elevator accelerates downward with a rate of

-1.00 m/s2. a) 77 kg b) 63 kg

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