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B Pendulum in vacuum vs with air resistance

  1. Dec 3, 2016 #1
    If a pendulum consisting of a string and a bob is allowed to swing in a vacuum vs in air, which has larger period?
    Last edited: Dec 3, 2016
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  3. Dec 3, 2016 #2


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  4. Dec 10, 2016 #3
    dont forget about friction at the pivot point.
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