Trigonometry review problem involving the height of a pendulum
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Questions answered by this video:
If a pendulum of constant length L makes an angle theta with its vertical position, how do you express the heigh h as a function of the angle theta?
How do you write an equation for the height of a pendulum as a function of the angle it makes with its vertical position?
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This lesson shows you how to write an equation for the height of a constant length pendulum as a function of the angle it makes with its vertical position. All steps involved in setting up the equation are shown and explained very well.