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Homework Help: A Train

  1. Oct 16, 2011 #1
    A boxcar of mass 200 tons at rest becomes uncoupled on a 1.7 degree grade. If the track is considered to be frictionless, what speed does the boxcar have after 5 seconds?

    How would I solve this problem?
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  3. Oct 16, 2011 #2

    Doc Al

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    Start by figuring out the acceleration.
  4. Oct 16, 2011 #3
    Yeah, just solved it!
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