Reply to post: Re: "How to use a barometer to measure the height of a building."

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Re: "How to use a barometer to measure the height of a building."

"3) (with stopwatch) swing barometer from top on a rope - time periodicity"

Not so easy. With a tall building the mass of the rope might exceed that of the barometer.

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