Physics book question

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Homework Statement


A train moves from rest to a speed of 25 m/s in 30.0 seconds. What is the magnitude of its acceleration?


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The Attempt at a Solution


I don't know how to find the magnitude
 

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haruspex
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Is it just the word magnitude that's bothering you? That simply means the size of the acceleration, not worrying what direction it's in.
Given a change in speed and the time it takes, do you know how to calculate the acceleration?
 

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