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Homework Help: Simple Pendulum equation

  1. Apr 20, 2005 #1
    A pendulum has a period of 1.8 s.

    a) Its mass is doubled. What is its period now?


    b) Its length is doubled. What is its period now?


    The original pendulum is taken to a planet where g = 16 m/s2.
    c) What is its period on that planet?
     
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  3. Apr 20, 2005 #2
    So what's the equation for the period of a simple pendulum
     
  4. Apr 20, 2005 #3
    T = 2*pi / w. What is w for a simple pendulum?
     
  5. Apr 20, 2005 #4
    T = 2 * Pi * sqrt( L/g )
     
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