# If the tension in the cable supporting an elevator is equal to the weight of the elevator the elevator may beA. going up with increasing speedB. going down with increasing speedC. going up with uniform speedD. going down with uniform speed

If the weight of the elevator is equal to the tension in the string, then the net acceleration of elevator is zero and thus the elevator can either be at rest or moving up and down with constant velocity.

Thus, option C and D are correct.

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