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June 5th, 2017, 09:26 AM   #1
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Hi Guyz! I have a question!

A pendulum clock which keeps correct time at the sea level loses 30s per day when taken to the top of the mountain. What is the height of the mountain?

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June 5th, 2017, 10:59 AM   #2
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About 7260 ft (for a mountain on the equator). A bit less for a mountain elsewhere.
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