Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0133942651
ISBN 13: 978-0-13394-265-1

Chapter 5 - Force and Motion - Conceptual Questions: 1

Answer

There would be two force vectors on the free body diagram. The force of gravity is directed straight down and the tension force is directed straight up.

Work Step by Step

There would be two force vectors on the free body diagram. The force of gravity is directed straight down and the tension force is directed straight up. Since the elevator is moving at a constant velocity, these two forces have the same magnitude.
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