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Posted by JUAN911 on Friday, September 21, 2012 at 2:07am.

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 with the horizontal. No other forces are acting on the load. Which of the following statements are correct?

The train is an inertial frame of reference.
The train is not an inertial frame of reference.
The train may be instantaneously at rest.
The train may be moving at a constant speed in a straight line.
The train may be moving at a constant speed in a circle.
The train must be speeding up.
The train must be slowing down.
The train must be accelerating.

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