November 22nd, 2007, 02:22 PM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Oct 2007 Posts: 19 Thanks: 0  FBD problem
Find a person's inertial weight given that a bathroom scale reads 700N when a person standing on it in an elevator is accelerating down at 0.8m/s/s. (ANS:762) PLEASE SHOW WORK THANKS!! 
November 22nd, 2007, 09:57 PM  #2 
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Find the elevator's acceleration as a fraction of the acceleration due to gravity.
