- #1

the formula is:

T = 2pi sqrt(L/g)

how is that rearranged to find g?

I got g^2=2piL / T

is that right? thanks

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- Thread starter physicsismylife
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- #1

the formula is:

T = 2pi sqrt(L/g)

how is that rearranged to find g?

I got g^2=2piL / T

is that right? thanks

- #2

g = ((L)/((T)/(2pi))^2)

- #3

enigma

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PIML,

You forgot to square the 2*pi

You forgot to square the 2*pi

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e.g. if a = 1/b, then multiplying on both sides by b gives

ab = b/b = 1

ab = 1.

Similar for multiplication and to invert square root, simply square both sides.

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