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# Problem: A certain simple pendulum has a period on the earth of 1.50s.What is its period on the surface of Mars, where g=3.71m/s2?

###### FREE Expert Solution

Periodic time for a pendulum:

$\overline{){\mathbf{T}}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{2}}{\mathbf{\pi }}\sqrt{\frac{\mathbf{l}}{\mathbf{g}}}}$

The length of the pendulum l is constant.

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###### Problem Details

A certain simple pendulum has a period on the earth of 1.50s.

What is its period on the surface of Mars, where g=3.71m/s2?