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Weight Gain in an Elevator

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Evelyn, who weighs 120 lbs, stands on a bathroom scale in an elevator. What will she see the scale read when the elevator is accelerating upward at 2g?

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Solution Summary

The weight gain in an elevator is determined using Newton's Laws.

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