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Concentric Vectors

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Posted by Aurino Souza on April 14, 2003 14:08:47 UTC

" Comparison of the force vectors that attract him to the floor at various points in the elevator would would allow him to make that distinction. If the vectors are all parallel, the force is due to acceleration. If the vectors are concentric, the force is gravity. "

Since the elevator's floor is not perfectly rigid, it seems to me the vectors would be concentric in both cases.

Einstein... we're sure he goofed, but we have no clue where :-)

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