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A 8000 kg engine pulls a train of 5 wagons, each of 2000 kg, along a horizontal track. If the engine exerts a force of 40000 N and the track offers a friction force of 5000 N, then calculate:

(a) the net accelerating force;

(b) the acceleration of the train; and

(c)the force of wagon 1 on wagon 2.

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Solution for question: A 8000 Kg Engine Pulls a Train of 5 Wagons, Each of 2000 Kg, Along a Horizontal Track. If the Engine Exerts a Force of 40000 N and the Track Offers a Friction Force of 5000 N, Then Calculate concept: Mathematical Formulation of Second Law of Motion. For the course CBSE