Posted by **Amber** on Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 5:57pm.

Because of friction and air resistance, each swing of a pendulum is a little shorter than the previous one. The lengths of the swings form a geometric sequence. Suppose the first swing of the pendulum has an arc length of 100 cm and a return swing of 99 cm.

a.)On which swing will the length first have a length less than 50 cm?

b.)Find the total distance traveled by the pendulum until it comes to rest.

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- Algebra 2 - Because of friction and air resistance, each swing of a pendulum is ...
- Algebra 2 - Because of friction and air resistance, each swing of a pendulum is ...
- Algebra 2 - Because of friction and air resistance, each swing of a pendulum is ...
- PHYSICS - PLEASE HELP - A 1.00 kg pendulum bob is released from a height of 0....
- physics - a 1.00 kg pendulum bob is released from a height of .200m. its speed ...
- math - A pendulum swings through an angle of 14 degrees each second. If the ...
- algebra - Time to swing. The period T (time in seconds for one complete cycle) ...
- Math - The formula l=8t^2/pi^2 represents the swing of a pendulum. In this ...
- physics/science - If a pendulum is not pushed, why does it not go as big when it...
- science/physics - If a pendulum is not pushed, why does it not go as big when it...