(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A steel wire is being hung from a high altitude balloon. What is the greatest length is can have without yielding if the steel yields at 40 ksi??

2. Relevant equations

I know all the stress and strain equations but I have yet to find or be taught an equation for finding this. I feel like it's very simple but I just can't figure is out. Stress= force/area

Stress= (E-modulus)(strain)

3. The attempt at a solution

The answer is 11,800 ft or m, not sure which one. But I have no clue how to get to the answer. I did my homework and everything but this problem was "recommended" and I NEED to figure it out

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

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# Homework Help: Length of wire with given yielding strength

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