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**rcmango** A 96.0 kg person stands on a scale in an elevator. What is the apparent weight in each of the following situations?

when the elevator is accelerating upward with an acceleration of 1.90 m/s^2

N

when the elevator is moving upward at a constant speed

N

when the elevator is accelerating downward with an acceleration of 1.50 m/s^2

N

i thought the accelerating upward problem was as simple as 1.90 m/s^2 * 90 which would give the newtons, but i don't think i'm right here.

need some help with each of these please.