The engine of a train has a mass of 5x10^4 kg. it can accelerate six railway cars having a total mass of 3x10^5 kg by 0.4 m/s^2 (the 6 railway cars have a combined mass of 3x10^5). what acceleration can the same engine using the same force give to four railway cars having a total mass of 2x10^5kg?
Physics please help - drwls, Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at 1:44am
This question has been answered elsewhere by both BobPursley and myself