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Problem: A 2.5 m long string is fixe at both ends and tightened until the wave speed is 40 m/s.What is the frequency of the standing wave shown in the figure?

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Frequency of a standing wave:

$\overline{){\mathbf{f}}{\mathbf{=}}\frac{\mathbf{n}\mathbf{v}}{\mathbf{2}\mathbf{L}}}$, where n is the number of waves, v is the wave speed, and L is the length of the string.

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A 2.5 m long string is fixe at both ends and tightened until the wave speed is 40 m/s.

What is the frequency of the standing wave shown in the figure?