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5-57.

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 andunits, how long is the rope?Use the re-labeled diagram below from problem 5-56 part (b) to help you solve this problem.