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07-31-2007
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Steve A
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Assume the earth is a circle because the math is simpler.h = height of the wire above the groundC(Earth) = 25,000 = 2pi*rC(Wire) = 25,003 = 2pi*(r+h)2pi(r+h) - 2pi*r = 2pi*h2pi*h = 3'h = 3/2pi = .477' = 5.73"The 5" chick can walk between
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