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A train is running at a speed of 52m/s. If it takes 8sec to move past a telegraph pole, then what is its length?


416 meters.


417 meters.


415 meters.


418 meters.

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 $8 × 52$ = 416m.

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