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Homework Help: Physics

Posted by Anonymous on Friday, October 23, 2009 at 4:50am.

You are conducting an experiment inside a train car that may move horizontally along rail tracks. A load is hung from the ceiling on a string. The load is not swinging, and the string is observed to make a constant angle of 45 degrees with the horizontal. No other forces are acting on the load. Which of the following statements are correct?
Check all that apply.

A. The train is an inertial frame of reference.
B. The train is not an inertial frame of reference.
C. The train may be at rest.
D. The train may be moving at a constant speed in a straight line.
E. The train may be moving at a constant speed in a circle.
F. The train must be speeding up.
G. The train must be slowing down.
H. The train must be accelerating.

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