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Homework Help: Physics

Posted by Tim on Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 9:59am.

A man in an elevator is 79kg. The elevator itself is 860kg. As the elevator begins to move down, a scale the man is standing on reads 437N. How do I determine the acceleration of the elevator? (I tried dividing the force of the man by his mass, it was incorrect)

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