Why are there so many abandoned railway line in some states like Minnesota?

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  10. Math

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  17. History

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  22. Social Studies

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  24. Math

    A railway engine starts shunting wagons by first going 1000 m North of railway station. It reverses and travels 1250 m South and then it again moves 600 m north. Finally moving 800 m South it comes to rest. How far is the engine from the station and in

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  30. Geography

    Why are there so many abandoned railway line in some states like Minnesota?

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  32. Social Studies

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  34. Geometry

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  35. Social Studies

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  36. Socials

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  39. chemistry

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  40. Socials

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  41. Social Studies

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  42. history

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  43. Physics please help

    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

  44. history

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  45. Physics please help

    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

  46. Physics please help

    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

  47. Physics

    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

  48. social studies

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  49. Math

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  52. math

    a railway train 100 m long is runing at the speed of 50km/hour in what time will it pass pole near the line?

  53. math

    a railway train 100 m long is runing at the speed of 50km/hour in what time will it pass pole near the line?

  54. history

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  57. physics 11

    The engine of a train has a mass of 5.0 x 10^4kg. It can accelaerate six railway cars having a total mass of 3.0 x 10^5 at 0.40 m/s squared [fwd]. What acceleration can it give four railway cars having a total mass of 2.0 x 10^5kg? Ignore friction

  58. mathematics

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  59. US history

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  62. math

    The Robinson come from three states of the country. 6 of them come from Minnesota. The rest come from Texas and Florida. There are 5 more family members from Texas than from Florida .how many Robinson comes from each state?

  63. math

    The Robinson come from three states of the country. 6 of them come from Minnesota. The rest come from Texas and Florida. There are 5 more family members from Texas than from Florida .how many Robinson comes from each state?

  64. math

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  66. World History

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  68. physics

    The largest railway gun ever built was called Gustav and was used briefly in World War II. The gun, mount, and train car had a total mass of 1.22 106 kg. The gun fired a projectile that was 80.0 cm in diameter and weighed 7502 kg. In the firing illustrated

  69. Physics please help

    The gun, mount, and train car of a railway had a total mass of 1.22 x 10^6 kg. The gun fired a projectile that was 80 cm in diameter and weighed 7502 kg. In the firing, the gun has been elevated 20 degrees above the horizontal. If the railway gun at rest

  70. the answer for this question i got was wrong:/

    The gun, mount, and train car of a railway had a total mass of 1.22 x 10^6 kg. The gun fired a projectile that was 80 cm in diameter and weighed 7502 kg. In the firing, the gun has been elevated 20 degrees above the horizontal. If the railway gun at rest

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  75. Physics

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  76. math

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  77. Math

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  78. English

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  82. statistics

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  84. History

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  98. Anonymous

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