String Puzzle

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This "Simple" Puzzle once stumped 96% of America's Top Math Students

A string is wound symmetrically around a circular rod. The string goes exactly four (4) times around the rod. The circumference of the rod is 4 cm and the length is 12 cm.
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What is the length of the string?


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