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A commuter travels between two stations. the stations are only 1.00km apart which means the train never reaches maximum crusing speed. The engineer minimizes the time interval (delta t) between the two stations by accelerating for a time interval (delta t sub 1) at a rate (a sub 1 ) = 0.100 m/s^2 and then immediately braking with acceleration (a sub 2) = -0.500 m/s^2 for a time interval (delta t sub 2).

Find the minimum time interval of travel ( delta t) and the time interval (delta t sub 1).

2. Relevant equations

The only equations i know are the kinematic equations but I am not sure how to apply them to this question

3. The attempt at a solution

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

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

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