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A tension of 6000 newtons is experienced by the elevator cable of an elevator moving upward with an acceleration of 2m/s^2. what is the mass of the elevator

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  1. Acceleration due to gravity: g=9.81 m/s^2
    Upwards acceleration : a=2 m/s^2
    Tension in cable T= 6000 N
    Let m=mass of elevator
    T=mg+ma = m(g+a)
    solve for m

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