Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (4th Edition) Clone

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ISBN 10: 0-134-98855-8
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Chapter 4 - Exercises and Problems - Page 71: 49

Answer

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We know that the acceleration of the elevator is equal to g: As $a=\frac{v}{t}$ This can be rearranged as $t=\frac{v}{a}$ $t=\frac{v}{g}$ because $a=g$ $t=\frac{5.2}{9.8}=0.53s$
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