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Problem: A clock is constructed out of a pendulum with a period of 2 s on Earth. If this pendulum were taken to the moon, where the gravity is about 1/6 that of Earth, what would the period be?

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A clock is constructed out of a pendulum with a period of 2 s on Earth. If this pendulum were taken to the moon, where the gravity is about 1/6 that of Earth, what would the period be?

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