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# Problem: For waves on a string, there are two formulae for the wave velocity: v = fλ and v=sqrt (Ft/μ). For each of the two variables Ft and f, answer the following:1 - How can you increase this variable in the lab?2 - Explain what happens (and why) to v, λ, μ, Ft, and f as a result of this change. (The length of the string is a constant)

###### FREE Expert Solution

The given expressions are:

$\overline{)\begin{array}{rcl}{\mathbf{v}}& {\mathbf{=}}& \mathbf{f}\mathbf{\lambda }\\ {\mathbf{v}}& {\mathbf{=}}& \sqrt{\frac{{\mathbf{F}}_{\mathbf{t}}}{\mathbf{\mu }}}\end{array}}$

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###### Problem Details

For waves on a string, there are two formulae for the wave velocity: v = fλ and v=sqrt (Ft/μ). For each of the two variables Ft and f, answer the following:

1 - How can you increase this variable in the lab?

2 - Explain what happens (and why) to v, λ, μ, Ft, and f as a result of this change. (The length of the string is a constant)