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    A person stands on a bathroom scale in a motionless elevator. When the elevator begins to move, the scale briefly reads only 0.790 of the person's regular weight.

    1) Calculate the acceleration of the elevator

    2) Find the direction of the acceleration

    Positive y-axis points UP.

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