Simple Harmonic Motion of Pendulums Video Lessons

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# Problem: When the mass of a simple pendulum is tripled, the time required for one complete vibrationIncreases by a factor of 2Increases by a factor of 3Does not changeDecreases to one third of its original valueDecreases to 1/√3 of its original value.

###### FREE Expert Solution

This problem involves factors affecting the period of a simple pendulum in SHM.

Period:

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###### Problem Details

When the mass of a simple pendulum is tripled, the time required for one complete vibration

1. Increases by a factor of 2
2. Increases by a factor of 3
3. Does not change
4. Decreases to one third of its original value
5. Decreases to 1/√3 of its original value.