Physics
posted by Max .
Oliver has a mass of 79.6 kg. He is riding in an elevator that has a downward acceleration of 1.60 m/s2. With what magnitude force does the elevator floor push upward on Oliver?

Physics 
bobpursley
force=mgma
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

Physics
An elevator and its load have a combined mass of 1600 kg. Find the tension in the supporting cable when the elevator, originally moving downward at 12 m/s is brought to rest with constant acceleration in a distance of 42m. T=w which … 
Physics
A 2.90 kg box is sliding across the horizontal floor of an elevator. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the box and the floor is 0.320. Determine the kinetic frictional force that acts on the box for each of the following … 
Physics
An elevator is initially moving upward at a speed of 11.04 m/s. The elevator experiences a constant downward acceleration of magnitude 3.84 m/s2 for 3.06 s. (a) Find the magnitude and direction of the elevator's final velocity. (b)How … 
college physics
A 5.10 kg box is sliding across the horizontal floor of an elevator. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the box and the floor is 0.450. Determine the kinetic frictional force that acts on the box for each of the following … 
physics
A 5.10 kg box is sliding across the horizontal floor of an elevator. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the box and the floor is 0.450. Determine the kinetic frictional force that acts on the box for each of the following … 
physics
An elevator is being lifted up an elevator shaft at a constant speed by a steel cable. All fricional effects are negligible. In this situation,forces on the elevator are such that? 
Physics
A 3.70kg box is sliding across the horizontal floor of an elevator. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the box and the floor is 0.470. Determine the kinetic frictional force that acts on the box when (a) The elevator is stationary. … 
Physics  please help
A 3.70kg box is sliding across the horizontal floor of an elevator. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the box and the floor is 0.470. Determine the kinetic frictional force that acts on the box when (a) The elevator is stationary. … 
Physics
WOMAN IN ELEVATOR A woman weighs Fg= 650 N when standing on a stationary scale. Now, the woman is riding an elevator from the 1st floor to the 10th floor. As the elevator approaches the 10th floor, it decreases its upward speed from … 
Physics
Riding in an elevator, a man notices that he feel heavier or lighter based when the elevator speeds up or slows down. He stands on a bathroom scale in the elevator to take some measurements. Assume that his mass is 85 kg. a. What is …