A meter stick, suspended at one end by a 0.502m long light string, is set into oscillation. Determine the period of oscillation in seconds.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

At first I thought this would be a rather simple problem, so I did T=2pi*sqrt(L/g) but apparently this is very wrong.

Then I tried w=sqrt(g/l) T=(2pi)/w but this seems to be wrong as well.

But I can see no other way to do this problem using just the length and g.

Can anyone offer any insight into solving this problem?

Thanks for any help.

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# Homework Help: Oscillations homework help

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