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Problem: a) Suppose the tension is quadrupled while the frequency shaking the string is held constant. Will there be a standing wave? If so, draw it. If not, why not?b) Suppose the tension is tripled while the frequency shaking the string is held constant. Will there be a standing wave? If so how many antitodes will it have? If not, why not?

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a)

From the diagram, the frequency, f:

f=n2LTμ

n is the number of loops, in this case, 2.

The velocity of the wave, v:

v=Tμ

If the tension is quadrupled, 

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a) Suppose the tension is quadrupled while the frequency shaking the string is held constant. Will there be a standing wave? If so, draw it. If not, why not?

b) Suppose the tension is tripled while the frequency shaking the string is held constant. Will there be a standing wave? If so how many antitodes will it have? If not, why not?

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