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

A pulley system has an efficiency of 71.5 percent. How much of the rope must be pulled in if a force of 641 N is needed to lift a 160 kg desk 2.51 meters?

2. Relevant equations

IMA = De/Dr

MA = Fr/Fe

Efficiency (%) = Wo/Wi

Efficiency (%) = MA/IMA

I have absolutely no idea how to solve this; this is simply a practice problem that I made up and the professor said a similar problem will appear on the test. Could someone show me how to do this?? I would appreciate it greatly.

3. The attempt at a solution

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# Homework Help: Pulley Efficiency Problem (How much rope must be pulled)?

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