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Posted by **CJ** on Sunday, September 19, 2010 at 2:19pm.

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**Damon**, Sunday, September 19, 2010 at 2:54pmheight h

I assume cables are straight

660 on left, 400 on right

distance x on left, y on right from cross point to cliff on ground

x/h = (x+y)/400

y/h = (x+y)/600

h = 400 x/(x+y)

h = 600 y/(x+y)

so 400 x = 600 y

x = 1.5 y

total distance = 2.5 y

2.5 y/600 = y/h

2.5 h = 600

h = 240

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