Problem Statement: ME Board October 1996
A 60 ton rail car moving at 1 mile/hr is instantaneously coupled to a stationary 40 ton rail car. What is the speed of the coupled cars?
- A. 0.88 mph
- B. 1 mph
- C. 0.6 mph
- D. 0.4 mph
The speed of the coupled cars is 0.6 mph.Solution: