i know this isn't exactly homework, but i couldn't find anywhere else to put it!(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

we've been doing s.h.m. in physics, and when we considered a simple pendulum my teacher mentioned that you can also have a conical pendulum, but the maths for it is more complicated. i want to know more about this - is it something i could understand with A level maths? (differential equations, vectors, integration by parts, by substitution, inverse trig, functions, basic mechanics) i'm not adverse to learning new maths - i have a whole six weeks of holiday to come.

what does anyone think?

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# Homework Help: Conical pendulum

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