Question

Mandy stands on a weighing scale inside a lift (elevator) that accelerates vertically upwards as shown in the diagram below. The forces on Mandy are her weight W and the reaction force from the scale R. The reading of scale is:

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A

B

C

D

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Solution

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Correct option is
C

The reading of the scale will show reaction force . But the normal force will be more than the weight of the body as it is accelerating upward. 

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