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    Newton's Second Law Applied to the Motion of an Elevator

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    The mass of an elevator is 698 kg. The tension in the cable is 9250 N. At what rate does the elevator accelerate upward?

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    From Newton's second law, F = ma y
    Here the motion is only in the vertical direction (ie, y direction)
    Hence we ...

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