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Pendulums come in various forms and varieties. Here we introduce a swinging rod whose pivot could be changed. Does the time period change and how? Could you build a theoretical model, invoking some basic concepts in mechanics and angular motion? This experiment typifies the exercise of observing a natural phenomenon and finding an underlying principle that explains the observation. In the end the prediction and outcomes are compared. Best of luck. No sample results posted this time.

Experiment Code 1.19A
Version 2017-v1

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