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A 96.6-kg person stands on a scale in an elevator. What is the apparent weight when the elevator is (a) accelerating upward with an acceleration of 1.79 m/s2, (b) moving upward at a constant speed, and (c) accelerating downward with an acceleration of 1.14 m/s2?

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    AWeight=mg+ma
    a. m(9.8+1.79)
    b. m(9.8+0)
    c. m(9.8-1.14)

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