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Problem: The figure shows the velocity graph of a 75 kg passenger in an elevator.1) What is the passenger's apparent weight at t = 1.0 s?2) What is the passenger's apparent weight at t = 5.0s?3) What is the passenger's apparent weight at t = 9.0s?

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Acceleration:

a=vt

The apparent weight is the same as the normal force.

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The figure shows the velocity graph of a 75 kg passenger in an elevator.

1) What is the passenger's apparent weight at t = 1.0 s?

2) What is the passenger's apparent weight at t = 5.0s?

3) What is the passenger's apparent weight at t = 9.0s?

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