# Solution: A simple pendulum has a period of T on the surface of the Ea...

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A simple pendulum has a period of T on the surface of the Earth. If the same pendulum were brought to the surface of a planet where the acceleration due to gravity is 4 times greater than that on the Earth, its period would

A. decrease by a factor of 16

B. decrease by a factor of 2

C. remain the same

D. decrease by a factor of 4

E. increase by a factor of 16

F. increase by a factor of 4

G. increase by a factor of 2