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Out of Control Elevator

An elevator has a mass of 2,000 kg.  An upward force of 21,000 Newtons is applied to the elevator. The elevator travels up 50 floors, and each floor is 2.5 meters tall, with a 20 centimeter gap between floors. How long does it take the elevator to arrive, and at what speed will it be traveling?

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