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A pendulum clock runs N sec slow perday. How can you express the value of N.

A pendulum clock runs N sec slow perday. How can you express the value of N.

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Vikas TU
14149 Points
5 years ago
A normal pendulum has time period of 24 hrs. a day that is => 24*60*60 => 86400 seconds.
Therfore For N seconds less, the normal Time period becomes 86400-N
and the agular frequency becomes =>
w = 2pi/(86400-N)
The speed of revolving the Earth therfore slight gets increased.

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