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Finding a period of a pendulum

  1. Mar 5, 2013 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Find the period of a pendulum with a length of 35 cm.

    2. Relevant equations
    I know that you can find period with the equation my teacher gave me: T(period in sec)=1/f(frequency in hertz) but that doesn't have anything to do with cm. I'm clueless on what equation to use?

    3. The attempt at a solution
    I know I need to get 35cm to m so that's .35m. now i am stuck.

    If someone could just give me a guideline and explain a little that would be nice. I don't exactly want an answer. I need to try that on my own.

    Thank you!
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
  2. jcsd
  3. Mar 5, 2013 #2
    Hello blueyedblonde

    Try the formula here :
    http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/%E2%80%8Chbase/pend.html [Broken]
    Last edited by a moderator: May 6, 2017
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