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rate of bucket rising

3.A pulley is suspended 13.5 m above a small bucket of cement on the ground. A rope is put over the pulley. One end of the rope is tied to the bucket and the other end dangles loosely to the ground. A construction worker holds the end of the rope at a constant height (1.5 m) and walks away from beneath the pulley at 1.6 m/s. How fast is the bucket rising when he is 9 m away from the path of the rising cement bucket?

Solution Summary

Supplemented with graph, the solution shows how to calculate the rate at which the bucket rises when the worker is 9 meters away from the vertical path.

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