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Homework Help: Train Problem

  1. Apr 3, 2014 #1
    1. If a train engine is travelling with initial velocity 'u' and the guard's coach(last coach of the train) is found to cross a pole with velocity 'v', then what is the velocity of the midpoint of the train at that instant?
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  3. Apr 3, 2014 #2


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    What have you tried so far?
  4. Apr 3, 2014 #3
    I have not tried anything. This question is asked my brother. He is appearing in Competitive exam
  5. Apr 4, 2014 #4
    try using basic equations like v=u+at. i think that v will be same.
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