# What is the comparison of the formula for the period of a pendulum to the equation of a line?

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What is the comparison of the formula for the period of a pendulum to the equation of a line?

The formula for the period of a pendulum:

#2pisqrt(l/g)#

The formula for the equation of a line:

#y=mx+c#

What is the comparison of the formula for the period of a pendulum to the equation of a line?

The formula for the period of a pendulum:

The formula for the equation of a line:

##### 1 Answer

Mar 14, 2017

#### Answer:

The period of the pendulum varies less fast than a straight line, except when

#### Explanation:

The period of a pendulum varies like the square root of its length. The square root is always below the straight line, except for