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Question id: 171. This question is similar to one that appeared in a GCSE Higher paper (specimen) for 2017. The use of a calculator is not allowed.

### Kinematics

A model train is placed on a length of straight track.

• It begins with constant acceleration for five seconds reaching a velocity of 6 m/s.
• It then slows down with constant deceleration of 1 m/s2 for three seconds.
• It then slows down slightly more quickly coming to a complete rest after a further two seconds of constant deceleration.

(a) Draw a velocity-time graph for the train on graph paper provided below.

(b) Work out the total distance travelled by the model train.

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