tterbecki
A 60kg man standing on a scale in an elevator notes that as the elevator rises, the scale reads 819 N. What is the acceleration of the elevator?



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imron07
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\[\Sigma F_{up}=ma\\ Nmg=ma\\a=\frac{Nmg}{m} \] Whwre N is the scale reading.

Decart
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he is correct n = 819

tterbecki
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so then mg is 60 how do i get m?

Decart
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mg=60*9.8

tterbecki
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thanks i just thought of that lol