Physics
paytonhalker02
2021-03-20 07:26:27
A 750-newton 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
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jordanbenson23
2021-03-20 11:41:33

When an elevator is accelerating downward, the normal force is equal to mg-ma (hence you feel a little lighter when accelerating downwards) Therefore, the upward force of the elevator floor on the person must be less than 750N

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