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The fact that g varies from place to place over the Earth's surface drew attention when Jean Richer in 1672 took a pendulum clock from Paris to Cayenne, French Guiana, and found that it lost 2.5 min/day. If g = 9.81 m/s 2 in Paris, calculate g in Cayenne.

The fact that g varies from place to place over the Earth's surface drew attention when Jean Richer in 1672 took a pendulum clock from Paris to Cayenne, French Guiana, and found that it lost 2.5 min/day. If g = 9.81 m/s2 in Paris, calculate g in Cayenne.

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Jitender Pal
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7 years ago
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