Need physics help with an Elevator Problem: Mass and Weight

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A 62 kg person stands on a scale in an elevator. The scale reads 607.6 N. Is the elevator at rest, moving up or down at a constant velocity, accelerating upward or accelerating downward?

Dec 7th, 2015

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62 kg x 9.8 m/s^2 = 607.2 N

This means that the elevator is at rest.

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