A 750newton person stands in an elevator that is accelerating downward. The upward force of the elevator floor on the person must be (1) equal to 0 N (3) equal
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A 750newton person stands in an elevator that is
accelerating downward. The upward force of the
elevator floor on the person must be
(1) equal to 0 N (3) equal to 750 N
(2) less than 750 N (4) greater than 750 N
accelerating downward. The upward force of the
elevator floor on the person must be
(1) equal to 0 N (3) equal to 750 N
(2) less than 750 N (4) greater than 750 N
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1. User Answers TaylorBayley
When an elevator is accelerating downward, the normal force is equal to mgma (hence you feel a little lighter when accelerating downwards)
Therefore, the upward force of the elevator floor on the person must beĀ less than 750N