Posted by **Joy** on Monday, November 21, 2011 at 12:35pm.

The number of oscillations made by a pendulum in a given time is inversely proportional to the length of the pendulum. A certain clock with a 20-in.-long pendulum is losing 11.00 min/day. Should the pendulum be lengthened or shortened, and by how much?

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