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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. 

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

Period:

T=2πlg

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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.

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