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# A cartoon shows the toupee coming off the head of an

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Problem 24CQ

A cartoon shows the toupee coming off the head of an elevator passenger when the elevator rapidly stops during an upward ride. Can this really happen without the person being tied to the floor of the elevator? Explain your answer.

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Solution 24CQ:

Step 1 of 2:-

Here we have to explain that what would happen to the toupee on the head of the passenger moving up in an elevator which gets stopped suddenly.

While moving upward, the normal reaction acting on the toupee is,

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Where  is the normal reaction, is the mass of the toupee,  is the acceleration of the elevator.

When the elevator stops suddenly, the normal reaction will be,

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