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A train slows down as it rounds a sharp horizontal turn, slowing from

90.0 km/h to 50.0km/h in that 15.0s that it takes to round the bend. The

radius of the curve is 150m. Compute the acceleration at the moment the train

speed reaches 50.0 km/h. Assume that it continues to slow down at this time at

the same rate.

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

Find the radial and tangential accelerations then get total acceleration. Direction

will be tan-1 of those. I've tried to start but my numbers don't seem to be

right. I've drawn a sketch.

Thanks,

Kevin

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

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# Homework Help: Acceleration of a Train Problem

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