Solution: Calculate the total length of the cable

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Calculate the total length of the cable

Problem Statement: Board October 1991

A certain cable is suspended between two supports at the same elevation and 500 ft. apart, the load is 500 lbs. per horizontal foot including the weight of the cable. The sag of the cable is 30 ft. Calculate the total length of the cable.

  • A. 503.76 ft.
  • B. 502.76 ft.
  • C. 504.76 ft.
  • D. 501.76 ft.

Problem Answer:

The total length of the cable is 504.76 ft..

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