Problem: The figure shows a standing wave oscillating at 100 Hz on a string.What is the wave speed?

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Velocity, Wavelength, and frequency are related by

v=fλ

The string has 1.5 wavelengths

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The figure shows a standing wave oscillating at 100 Hz on a string.

What is the wave speed?

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