Can the acceleration due to gravity(g) can be 10.2 in experiment(simple pendulum)?

I got g = 10.2 m/s using the simple pendulum experiment. Is the answer be correct !

2 Answers
Jul 9, 2017

No the correct answer is #9.81"m/s"^2#. There must be an error in your measurements or calculations.

Jul 9, 2017

A bit close, the actual value is 9.8 #m#/#s^2#


There might be some systematic errors as well, while you were doing the experiment or errors caused by the equipment you used.
It is systematic errors that affect result.