Problem: In an elevator with a downward acceleration, the normal force acting on a box of mass m resting on the elevator floor is A) equal to mg. B) less than mg. C) greater than mg. D) zero.

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In an elevator with a downward acceleration, the normal force acting on a box of mass m resting on the elevator floor is

A) equal to mg.

B) less than mg.

C) greater than mg.

D) zero.

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