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Height of a Notch

  1. Jan 30, 2008 #1
    I have this homework problem:

    A block of metal has a 90 degree notch cut from its lower surface. The notched part rests on a circular cylinder of diameter 2.0cm. If the lower surface of the part is 1.3cm above the base plane, how deep is the notch?

    I can't think of how to solve it. Any suggsestions would be much appreciated.
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    Thread moved to Homework Help forums. Please show us some of your own work, steadenator, so that we can offer some suggestions....
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