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Posted by **Katie** on Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 12:11am.

I got 6565 N, because acceleration is 1, Fnet = ma which is 65, and WE1 is -6500 N, but that isn't the right answer.

Thanks so much for any help you can give me!

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**drwls**, Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 1:25amThe floor must accelerate the person as well as support his or her weight. Acceleration is upward at 1.0 m/s^2

I don't understand what your "WE1" is or how you came up with it.

F(on feet) = M*(g + a)

= 65*(9.8 + 1.0) = 702 N

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