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How much longer would you have to make the rope if you wanted it to be exactly one foot above the surface all the way around? Imagine if you wrapped a rope tightly around the earth at the equator.





A. 2 ∏ feet
B. 2 ∏ r feet, where r is the radius of the earth
C. r ^2 feet

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Asked by Vasilescu.irina, Last updated: Dec 30, 2019

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O. Bickis

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O. Bickis, Corporate employee, MBA, Stockton

Answered May 02, 2019

A is the answer to this question. The equator of the earth is actually an imaginary line. If you would view the earth from a distance, you will not see an actual line that will separate the north...Read More
 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Mar 14, 2017

2 ∏ feet
 

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