# Physics

If the same elevator accelerates downwards
with an acceleration of 1.2 m/s
2
, what is the
upward force exerted by the elevator floor on
the passenger?

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1. if the elevator accelerated at "g", you would be "weightless"
... the elevator acceleration is subtracted from gravity

f = m a = m * (9.8 m/s^2 - 1.2 m/s^2)

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2. 8.6

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