A train is 300 meters long. A tunnel is 2900 meters long. The train travels at 600 meters per min. How long is the time between the moment t

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A train is 300 meters long. A tunnel is 2900 meters long. The train travels at 600 meters per min. How long is the time between the moment the front of the train enters the tunnel and the moment the end of the train exits the tunnel? Plz. Will give you 100 points

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    2021-09-10T19:54:45+00:00

    ANSWER: 5 minutes 20 seconds

    WORK: entire train to get out of tunnel – 2900+300 = 3200 meters till it’s out

    at 600 meters per minute …3200/600 = 5 1/3 = 1/3 of a minutes is 20 seconds

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    2021-09-10T19:55:03+00:00

    The total travel distance where the train and tunnel are together is:

    300 + 2900 = 3200 meters

    Find the time using a time equation:
    time = distance/speed

    3200/600 = 5 1/3 minutes or 5 min 20 seconds

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