Accelerating Elevator#

A person with a mass of 80.0 \(kg\) is standing on the floor of an elevator which is accelerating downward at 1.06 \(m/s^2\).

Part 1#

Draw a simple picture of the situation and show the direction of the acceleration. In addition, draw the free body diagram of the person.

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Part 2#

Find the magnitude of the normal force of the elevator floor on the person. Use \(g = 9.81\).

Answer Section#

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Part 3#

Determine the magnitude of the force of the person on the floor of the elevator. Use \(g = 9.81\).

Answer Section#

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Attribution#

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