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Homework Help: engineering

Posted by amanda on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 11:17am.

Your friend, a 75 kg mountain climber is suspended from a cliff by a rope. Calculate the tension in the rope, in Newtons, when you lift your friend to safety. If the rope can withstand 1.25 kN of stress per square centimeter of cross-sectional area, what minimum diameter of rope (cm) is needed so that your friend does not fall into the abyss?

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