Cable car

Cable car rises at an angle 45° and connects the upper and lower station with an altitude difference of 744 m. How long is "endless" tow rope?

Correct result:

lmin =  2104 m

Solution:

lmin=2744sin(45)=2104 ml_{min} = \dfrac{ 2 \cdot 744 }{ \sin( 45^\circ ) } = 2104 \ \text{m}



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