Problem: In a stringed musical instrument, the sound frequency of a particular string can be increased by A. lengthening the string. B. loosening the string. C. tightening the string. D. increasing the string's thickness. 

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For stringed instruments, frequency is given by:

f=Fm2L

Where F is the tension force on the string, L is the length of the string, and m is the linear mass density, also referred to as mass per unit length.

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In a stringed musical instrument, the sound frequency of a particular string can be increased by 

A. lengthening the string. 

B. loosening the string. 

C. tightening the string. 

D. increasing the string's thickness.