On May 26, 1934, a streamlined, stainless steel diesel train called the Zephyr set the world's nonstop long-distance speed record for trains. Its run from Denver to Chicago took 13 hours, 4 minutes, 58 seconds, and was witnessed by more than a million people along the route. The total distance traveled was 1633.8 km. What was its average speed in km/h and m/s?
Submitted by bumblelemon on Thu, 02/04/2021 - 04:06
Submitted by ShaunDychko on Thu, 02/04/2021 - 10:31
Thank you for the question. I always look at sig figs, and the values provided in this particular questions have many significant figures, which explains why there are so many in the answer.
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