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Problem: A hammer in an out-of-tune piano hits two strings and produces beats of 6 Hz. One of the strings is tuned to 132 Hz. Randomized Variables fB = 6 Hzf1  = 132 HzPart (a) What is the highest frequency the other string could have? f2 =Part (b) What is the lowest frequency the other string could have?

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Beat frequency:

fB=fn-fn-1

(a)

fB = f2 - f1 

f2 = f1 + fB = 132 + 6 = 138 Hz

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A hammer in an out-of-tune piano hits two strings and produces beats of 6 Hz. One of the strings is tuned to 132 Hz. 

Randomized Variables 

f= 6 Hz

f = 132 Hz

Part (a) What is the highest frequency the other string could have? 

f=

Part (b) What is the lowest frequency the other string could have?

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