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A freight train mass, pull and speed problem

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A freight train has a mass of 3.0 x 106 kg. If the locomotive can exert a constant pull of 6.0 x 105 N, how long does it take to increase the speed of the train to 50 km/hr?

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This solution calculates the time it takes to increase the speed of the train to 50 km/hr.

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