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    Suppose that 15 boxcars on a freight train pass by in a time of 12.0 seconds 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?

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    Suppose that 15 boxcars on a freight train pass by in a time of 12.0 seconds and each has a length of 14.0 m.
    (a) What is the frequency at ...

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    The step by step analysis solves the problem. The frequency and speed of trains are calculated.

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