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Find the length of each of the ropes shown in problem 5-56, given the following information.

  1. 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.

  2. 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.