Problem: For a wave pulse on a string to travel twice as fast, the string tension must be a. Decreased to one fourth its initial value. b. Increased by a factor of 4. c. Not possible. The pulse speed is always the same. d. Increased by a factor of 2. e. Decreased to one half its initial value. choose the corecct answer.

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For a wave pulse on a string to travel twice as fast, the string tension must be 

a. Decreased to one fourth its initial value. 

b. Increased by a factor of 4. 

c. Not possible. The pulse speed is always the same. 

d. Increased by a factor of 2. 

e. Decreased to one half its initial value. choose the corecct answer.

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