Solution: Compute the distance of the lowest point of the cable from the ground level

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Compute the distance of the lowest point of the cable from the ground level.

Problem Statement:

A cable weighing 60 N/m is suspended between two supports on the same level at 300 m apart. The sag is 60 m. Compute the distance of the lowest point of the cable from the ground level.

  • A. 205.5 m
  • B. 196.8 m
  • C. 200.5 m
  • D. 188.2 m

Problem Answer:

The distance of the lowest point of the cable from the ground level is 196.8 m.

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