The period T of a clock pendulum (i.e., the time required for one back and forth movement) is given in terms of its lenght L by the equation:
T = [2PI][sqrt L/G], where g is the gravitational constant.
a) Assuming that the lenght of a clock pendulum can vary (say, due to temperature changes), find the rate of change of the period T with respect to the lenght L.
b) If L is in meters (m) and T is in seconds (s), what are the units of the rate of change in part (a)?
c) If a pendulum clock is running slow, should the lenght of the pendulum be increased or decreased to correct the problem?
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