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Question

A train is running at a speed of 89m/s. If it takes 6sec to move past a telegraph pole, then what is its length?

A

534 meters.

B

535 meters.

C

533 meters.

D

536 meters.

Soln.
Ans: a

The total distance to be covered is equal to the length of the train. By the time and distance formula, we get length = time × speed, which gives $6 × 89$ = 534m.


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