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November 22nd, 2007, 02:22 PM   #1
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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)
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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.
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