You need to know the height of a tower, but darkness obscures the ceiling. You note that a pendulum extending from the ceiling almost touches the floor and that its period is 12s. The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s2. How tall is the tower in units of m?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 23, 2018, 11:38 pm ad1c9bdddf
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