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

Show that the potential energy of a simple pendulum is proportional to the square of the angular displacement in the small amplitude limit.

2. Relevant equations

U=mgh

sin^2wt + cos^2wt=1

3. The attempt at a solution

I can't figure out where to start.

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# Homework Help: Show that the potential energy of a simple pendulum is proportional

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