An elevator travels upward at a constant speed for 5.0 seconds, and then suffers a catastrophic failure as depicted in the animation (position is in meters and time is in seconds).
If Nancy (a 50-kg woman) stands on a scale in the elevator, what will the scale read when t is between 0 and 5.0 seconds? What will the scale read when t > 5.0 seconds? Start
490 N / 0 N.
See Giancoli-PA: 4-7, Giancoli-SE: 4-7.
Physlet problem authored by Aaron Titus and modified by Mario Belloni.
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