Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 9 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 12

Answer

No changes in either case.

Work Step by Step

When you are moving upward or downward at constant velocity, the net force on you is zero, and the normal/support force from the floor is equal to your usual weight. The scale reads the normal force, and so the springs inside are compressed the same as when you are at rest.
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