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1. The periodTof a simple pendulum is the amount of time required for it to undergo one complete oscillation. If the length of the pendulum isLand the acceleration of gravity isg, thenTis given by:

2.T= 2 (pi)L^{p}g^{q}

3.T= 2 (pi)L^{p}(L/T^{2})^{q}

Find the powers p and q required for dimensional consistency.

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# Homework Help: Dimensional analysis and exponents

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