Determining g from Pendulum
Determining g from Pendulum
You will be presented with a object hanging from a string from the ceiling of a space ship that has landed on a celestial body. The object will be displaced from the vertical by a certain angle and allowed to oscillate. Your task is to figure out the gravitational field on that body.

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Find the speed of the pendulum bob when it reaches the lowest point of its swing.
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