# Problem: Each ring particle in the densest part of Saturn's rings collides with another about every 5 hours. If a ring particle survived for the age of the solar system, how many collisions would it undergo?

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We are required to determine the number of cycles a particles ahs oscillated given the periodic time

$\overline{){{\mathbf{#}}}_{\mathbf{o}\mathbf{s}\mathbf{c}\mathbf{i}\mathbf{l}\mathbf{a}\mathbf{t}\mathbf{i}\mathbf{o}\mathbf{n}\mathbf{s}}{\mathbf{=}}\frac{\mathbf{t}}{\mathbf{T}}}$

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Each ring particle in the densest part of Saturn's rings collides with another about every 5 hours. If a ring particle survived for the age of the solar system, how many collisions would it undergo?