(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A coin of radius R is pivoted at a point that is distance d from the center. The coin is free to swing back and forth in the vertical plane defined by the plane of the coin. For what value of d is the frequency of small oscillations largest?

2. Relevant equations

Frequency = 1/T = (1/2(pi))(k/m)^1/2

x = A cos( (omega)(t) + phi )

3. The attempt at a solution

I assume I have to find some derivative in order to maximize the value, just don't know where to start.

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# Homework Help: For what value of d is the frequency of small oscillations largest?

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