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Homework Help: Simple Pendulum

  1. Oct 23, 2007 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    A pendulum consists of a 500 g bob at the end of a massless 75 cm rod.
    (a) While it is hanging vertically down, the bob is given a push that starts it moving at 25
    cm/s. What is the amplitude of the resulting oscillation in degrees? You may neglect

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
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  3. Oct 23, 2007 #2


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    Okays, first off an attempt is at least required before we can help you, and most importantly without the attempt we can see what you're doing wrong, or what you may have misunderstood.
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