Find the length of each of the ropes shown in problem 5-56, given the following information.
In part (a), if
units, how long is the rope?
It may be helpful to look back at problem 4-123, since this problem is very similar to that one.
If the value of
in the expression you wrote in problem 5-56 is , can you find the total value? A diagram might be helpful here.
In part (b), if
units and units, how long is the rope?
Use the re-labeled diagram below from problem 5-56 part (b) to help you solve this problem.