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A train starting from rest attains a velocity of 72 km/h in 5min.Assuming that the acceleration is uniform ,find (1) the acceleration and (2) the distance travelled by the train for attaining this velocity.

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  1. vf=at solve for a. put km/h into m/s, and 5min into seconds.

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    bobpursley
  2. 2. d = 0.5a*t^2,
    t = 5min. = 300 s.

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