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Extension Length of a Circus Performer's Elastic Rope

A 56.5 kg circus performer bobs up and down at the end of a long elastic rope at a rate of once every 5.70 s. The elastic rope obeys Hooke's law. Find how much the rope is extended beyond its unloaded length when the performer hangs at rest.

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Solution attaches a .doc file explaining the relationship between Hook's Law and waves that will aid understanding in finding the unloaded length of a performer's rope.