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A pendulum has a period of 1.94 s on Earth

What is its period on Mars, where the acceleration of gravity is about 0.37 that on Earth?
asked Nov 7, 2015 in PHYSICS by anonymous

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Step 1:

The pendulum has time period is image.

Find the length of the pendulum.

The time period of the simple pendulum is image, where image is the length of the pendulum and image is acceleration due to gravity.

Substitute image and image in image.

image

image

image

image

image

image

image.

The length of the pendulum is image.

Step 2:

Find the time period of the pendulum on mars.

The acceleration of gravity on mars is about 0.37 that on earth.

image.

Substitute image and image in image.

image

image

image

image.

The time period of the pendulum on mars is image.

Solution:

The time period of the pendulum on mars is image.

answered Nov 7, 2015 by Sammi Mentor

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