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Simple Geometric Solutions to De l'Hospital's Pulley Problem

by Raymond Boute (University of Ghent, Belgium)

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
September, 1999

Subject classification(s): Applied Mathematics | Mathematical Physics
Applicable Course(s): 4.9 Geometry | 4.12 Advanced Math for Engineering & Physics

Solve the De L'Hospital's pulley problem via elementary geometry.

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