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# Imagine a rope tied around the Earth at the equator. Show that you need to add only feet of length to the rope in order to lift it one foot above the ground around the entire equator. (You do NOT need to know the radius of the Earth to show this.)

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Imagine a rope tied around the Earth at the equator. Show that you need to add only feet of length to the rope in order to lift it one foot above the ground around the entire equator. (You do NOT need to know the radius of the Earth to show this.)

$$\displaystyle{2}π{\left({r}+{1}\right)}−{2}π{r}={2}π$$