Simple Pendulum Video Lessons

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Problem: What is the length of a simple pendulum with a period of 2.0 s? A) 1.6 m B) 1.2 m C) 0.87 m D) 0.99 m E) 20 m

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The time period of a simple pendulum is expressed as:

$\overline{){\mathbf{T}}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{2}}{\mathbf{\pi }}\sqrt{\frac{\mathbf{l}}{\mathbf{g}}}}$, where l is the length of the pendulum and g is the acceleration due to gravity.

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What is the length of a simple pendulum with a period of 2.0 s?

A) 1.6 m

B) 1.2 m

C) 0.87 m

D) 0.99 m

E) 20 m