New Mexicans for Science and Reason
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Next Puzzle Posting: October 7th (or so), 2016
SEPTEMBER 2016 PUZZLE - "A Pair of Swingers"
Submitted by Dave Thomas
A rigid 12-inch ruler with a tiny hole at one end is hung on a nail, and allowed to swing back and forth. It is hung alongside four simple pendulums, of lengths 6, 8, 9 and 12 inches.
The September Bonus: Which one of the four simple pendula has the same period as the ruler??
Hall of Fame (September Puzzle Solvers):
Rocky S. Stone (NM)
Keith Gilbert (NM)
Terry Lauritsen (NM)