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Pendulum with adjustable lengths

  1. Jun 21, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Most grandfather clocks have pendulums with adjustable lengths. One such clock loses 10 min per day when the length of its pendulum is 30in. With what length pendulum will this clock keep perfect time.

    2. Relevant equations
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    3. The attempt at a solution
    I don't know where to begin.
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data



    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
     
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  3. Jun 21, 2009 #2

    marcusl

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    What is the equation for the oscillation frequency of a pendulum?
     
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