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Homework 6 - train. What is the speed of the five-car...

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1) Three identical train cars, coupled together, are rolling east at 2.0 m/s. A fourth car traveling east at 4.0 m/s catches up with the three and couples to make a four-car train. A moment later, the train cars hit a fifth car that was at rest on the tracks, and it couples to make a five-car
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Unformatted text preview: train. What is the speed of the five-car train? 2) A 1000 kg cart is rolling to the right at 5.0 m/s. A 70 kg man is standing on the right end of the cart. What is the speed of the cart if the man suddenly starts running to the left with a speed of 10 m/s relative to the cart?...
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This note was uploaded on 05/20/2008 for the course PHYS 161 taught by Professor Hammer during the Spring '07 term at Maryland.

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