Fundamentals of Physics Extended (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-11823-072-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-11823-072-5

Chapter 5 - Force and Motion-I - Problems: 22a

Answer

-9.8 $m/s^2$

Work Step by Step

Once the compartment and the man are pulled downwards, there is nothing supporting the coin anymore and so gravity will pull the coin towards the ground. Gravity accelerates things with a = -9.8 $m/s^2$
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