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Propagation of Uncertainties

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A) According to theory, the period T of a simple pendulum is T=2&#928;&#8730;(L/g), where L is the length of the pendulum. If L is measured as L=1.40 +/- 0.01 m, what is the predicated value of T?
b) Would you say that a measured value of T=2.39 +/- 0.01 s is consistent with the theoretical prediction of part (a)?

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Propagation of Uncertainties (3.28) a) According to theory, the period T of a simple pendulum is ...

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This solution contains very detailed explanation as to why the measured value of a quantity is not consistent with the predicted value.

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