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PhysicsQ&A Libraryonsider a person standing on a scale in an elevator. If the elevator accelerates upwards with an acceleration of 1.47 m/s2 and the person has a mass of 98.1 kg, what would the scale read? HINT: you need to take into account the acceleration due to gravity, as well as that of the elevator.Start your trial now! First week only $4.99!*arrow_forward*

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Consider a person standing on a scale in an elevator. If the elevator accelerates upwards with an acceleration of 1.47 m/s^{2} and the person has a mass of 98.1 kg, what would the scale read? HINT: you need to take into account the acceleration due to gravity, as well as that of the elevator.

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