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pnedulum clock gives corresct at the equator will it gain or loss the time as it is taken to the poles?

 pnedulum clock gives corresct at  the equator will it gain or loss the time as it is taken to the poles?
 
 

Grade:11

1 Answers

Rituraj Tiwari
askIITians Faculty 1792 Points
one year ago
We know, Time period, T = 2π√{l/g}
where , l is length of simple pendulum, g is acceleration due to gravity.

we know, acceleration due to gravity, g value at pole is greater than at equator.

if it is taken to the poles g value increases. time period decreases so, the pendulum clock gains time.

hence, if a pendulum clock gives correct time at the equator then, it gains time if it is taken to the poles.

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