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a body of mass 2 kg is suspended in an elevator by means of a spring balance the balance reads its weight when elevator moves up with an acceleration of 5ms_2 as
30.5n b 29.6n c 26.5n d 9.8n
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a body of mass 2 kg is suspended in an elevator by means of a spring balance the balance reads its weight when elevator moves up with an acceleration of 5ms_2 as 30.5n b 29.6n c 26.5n d 9.8n
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this question is a bit lengthy....
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the actual weight of the mass is 20 newtons......first of all..
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when the elevator moves upward with an acceleration a = 5 m/s^2 ......then the spring balance will show(give reading) of apparent weight more than the actual weight ..... which means that the choice "d"9.8 is definitely wrong....
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now while the elevator is moving upward with an acceleration ...... there are two forces acting on it ......the upward tension "T" and downward weight "w".....
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As the mass "m" along with the elevator are accelerating upward with acceleration "a".....So a net force F=ma is acting in the upward direction ..... this net force F=ma= the difference between T and w. T>W because the elevator+mass are both accelerating upward.
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Therefore, F=ma=TW  ma=TW Putting values ma=Tmg T=ma+mg T=m(a+g) T=2(5+9.8) T=29.6N As the tension is equal to the apparent weight of the mass being shown by the spring balance....
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So option b is the right choice....
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