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

A pendulum of length L is suspended from the ceiling of an elevator. When the elevator is at rest the period of the pendulum is T. How does the period of the pendulum change when the elevator moves upward with constant acceleration? Explain.

2. Relevant equations

T=2pi ([tex]\sqrt{l/g}[/tex])

3. The attempt at a solution

i know that..the period relies on the gravitational force which changes as the elevator is moving. i THINK that when the elevator moves up, gravity increases..but i am not sure why. please help!

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# Homework Help: Pendulum and elevator question

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