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    Period of a pendulum - amplitude

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    When the amplitude of a pendulum decreases to half its initial value. Will the period have doubled, halved or stayed the same?

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    ANSWER:
    If the amplitude of a simple pendulum is decreased to half its initial value: THE PERIOD STAYS THE SAME.

    EXPLANATION:
    The period, T, of a simple pendulum ...

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    This solution calculates how a period of a pendulum changes when the amplitude decreases to half its value.

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