Question
Asked Jan 25, 2020
1 views

A pendulum is taken to Moon. Will it go slower or faster in comparison with the Earth?

check_circle

Expert Answer

An unmodified pendulum clock will only run about 40 percent as quickly as it would on Earth since the moon's gravity is only 1/6 of  the Earth's.

...

Want to see the full answer?

See Solution

Check out a sample Q&A here.

Want to see this answer and more?

Solutions are written by subject experts who are available 24/7. Questions are typically answered within 1 hour.*

See Solution
*Response times may vary by subject and question.
Tagged in

Science

Physics

Related Physics Q&A

Find answers to questions asked by student like you
Show more Q&A
add
question_answer

Q: Choose the BEST answer to the following: The impulse-momentum relationship is a direct result of New...

A: Answer: bi,e Newton's second law.

question_answer

Q: Two blocks connected by a cord passing over a small, frictionless pulley rest on frictionless planes...

A: The equation for the net force of the both block is,

question_answer

Q: A clock is constructed so that it keeps perfect time when its simple pendulum has a period of exactl...

A: When the time period of a simple pendulum increases then the clock starts running slow. The loss of ...

question_answer

Q: Choose the BEST answer to the following: Regelation occurs due to water’s (a) high specific heat. (b...

A: Regelation is a process in which melting occurs under pressure and once the pressure is reduced, the...

question_answer

Q: A bullet with a mass of 3.20 g moves at a speed of 1.50 ✕ 103 m/s. If a racquetball of mass 86.2 g h...

A: Given:Mass of bullet (mb) = 3.2 gmSpeed of bullet (vb) = 1.5×10-3 m/sMass of racquet ball (mr) = 86....

question_answer

Q: A semi-trailer is coasting downhill along a mountain highway when its brakes fail. The driver pulls ...

A: Click to see the answer

question_answer

Q: What is the frequency of the hand on a clock that measures the seconds?

A: Frequency can be calculated as the inverse of the time period taken by the second hand to complete o...

question_answer

Q: A pendulum is made of vessel filled with water suspended from a long string. The water gradually flo...

A: When the water is coming out from the vessel, the center of gravity will also come down from the ori...

question_answer

Q: How much impulse is needed to stop a 25kg bowling ball rolling at 9m/s?

A: The impulse need to stop the bowling ball is