# physics

Consider the freight train in Figure below. Suppose 17 boxcars pass by in a time of 10.7 s and each has a length of 15.3 m. (a) What is the frequency at which each boxcar passes? (b) What is the speed of the train?

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
3. 👁 208
1. what is the time for each boxcar?
17/10.7
what is the frequency (hint 1/time)

speed= lengthboxcar*frequency

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0

## Similar Questions

Consider the freight train. Suppose 15 boxcars pass by in a time of 14.0 s and each has a length of 14.0 m. (a) What is the frequency at which each boxcar passes? (b) What is the speed of the train?

asked by Sarah on February 8, 2011
2. ### Math

Can you please show me how choose the right answer and how to get the right answer. Which problem situation matches the equation below? 5x+5(x+20)=500 F. five people contributed to a fundraiser each give \$20 more than the basic

3. ### 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

asked by Nick on August 15, 2015
4. ### 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

asked by laura on August 18, 2011
5. ### math 117

A passenger train can travel 325 mi in the same time a freight train takes to travel 200 mi. If the speed of the passenger train is 25 mi/h faster than the speed of the freight train, find the speed of each. Speed = distance/time

asked by Diana on July 11, 2007
6. ### Math

A freight train travels 260 km in the same time a passenger train travels 320 km. If the passenger train averages 15km/hour faster than the freight train, what is the average speed of the freight?

asked by Conscious on December 28, 2016

The speed of a passenger train is 8 mph faster than the speed of a freight train. The passenger train travels 310 miles in the same time it takes the freight train to travel 270 miles. Find the speed of each train. What is the

8. ### algebra 1b

the speed of a passenger train is 18mph faster than the speed of a freight train. The passenger train travels 310 miles in the same time it takes the freight train to travel 220 miles. Find the speed of each train passenger train

asked by kay on March 21, 2012
9. ### 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

asked by ami on September 2, 2010
10. ### 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

asked by Pat on July 21, 2010

More Similar Questions