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

A pendulum clock that keeps correct time on the earth is taken to the moon. It will run

a) at correct rate

b)6 times faster

c)√6 times faster

d)√6 times slower

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

[itex]T_{earth} = 2\pi \sqrt{\dfrac{L}{g}} \\

T_{moon} = 2\pi \sqrt{\dfrac{L}{g/6}} [/itex]

Dividing i) by ii)

[itex]\dfrac{T_{earth}}{T_{moon}} = \frac{1}{√6} \\

T_{moon} = √6T_{earth} [/itex]

This implies option c) is correct but my book says it is option d).

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# Homework Help: Pendulum clock when taken to moon

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