Problem: 1. Derive a formula for linear mass density μ in terms of the wave speed v and string tension T.Assume you have the following intermediate (i.e., significant figures may be incorrectly stated) experimental results :L =0.812 ? 0.019 mf1 =29.02 ? 1.45 HzT =5.08 N (exact)2. What is the linear mass density of the string (without uncertainty, units requred)?

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The wave velocity can also be expressed as:

v=Tμ

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1. Derive a formula for linear mass density μ in terms of the wave speed v and string tension T.

Assume you have the following intermediate (i.e., significant figures may be incorrectly stated) experimental results :

L =0.812 ? 0.019 m
f1 =29.02 ? 1.45 Hz
T =5.08 N (exact)


2. What is the linear mass density of the string (without uncertainty, units requred)?

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