physics

posted by .

When a high-speed passenger train traveling at 98 mi/h rounds a bend, the engineer is shocked to see that a locomotive has improperly entered onto the track from a siding 0.42 mi ahead. The locomotive is moving at 16 mi/h. The engineer of the passenger train immediately applies the brakes.

  • physics -

    What do you want to know?

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Physics

    When a high speed passenger train travelling at 161km/h rounds a bend,the engineer is shocked to see that a locomtive has improperly entered onto track from a siding and is a distance D=676m ahead.The locomotive is moving at 29km/h. …
  2. Physics

    the engineer of a passenger train traveling at 25.0 m/s sights a freight train whose caboose is 200m ahead on the same track. The freight train is traveling at 15.0 m/s in the same direction as the passenger train. The engineer of …
  3. physics

    An engineer in a locomotive sees a car stuck on the track at a railroad crossing in front of the train. When the engineer first sees thecar, the locomotive is 310 m from the crossingand its speed is 10 m/s.If the engineer’s …
  4. physics

    An engineer of a passenger train traveling at 25.0 m/s sights a freight train whose caboose is 200m ahead on the same track. The freight train is traveling at 15.0 m/s in the same direction as the passenger train. The engineer of the …
  5. Physics

    An engineer in a locomotive sees a car stuck on the track at a railroad crossing in front of the train. When the engineer first sees the car, the locomotive is 210 m from the crossing and its speed is 26 m/s. If the engineer’s reaction …
  6. physics

    The engineer of a passenger train traveling at 25.0 m/s sights a freight train whose caboose is 200 m ahead on the same track. The freight train is traveling at 15.0 m/s in the same direction as the passenger train. The engineer of …
  7. Physics

    When a high-speed passenger train traveling at 124 km/h rounds a bend, the engineer is shocked to see that a locomotive has improperly entered onto the track from a siding and is a distance D=666 m ahead. The locomotive is moving at …
  8. physics

    A passenger train is traveling at 30 m/s when the engineer sees a freight train 357 m ahead of his train traveling in the same direction on the same track. The freight train is moving at a speed of 5.9 m/s. (a) If the reaction time …
  9. AP Physics

    A passenger train is traveling at 27 m/s when the engineer sees a freight train 345 m ahead of his train traveling in the same direction on the same track. The freight train is moving at a speed of 5.9 m/s. (a) If the reaction time …
  10. Physics

    the engineer of a passenger train traveling at 100 ft/sec sights a freight train whose caboose is 600 ft ahead of the same track. The freight train is traveling in the same direction as the passenger train with a velocity of 30 ft/sec. …

More Similar Questions