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Problem: The wave speed on a string under tension is 250 m/s.Part A. What is the speed if the tension is halved?Express your answer with the appropriate units.

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In this problem, we need the expression of the velocity of a wave in a string.

Velocity:

v=Tμ where T is the tension and μ is the mass per unit length (m/L).

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The wave speed on a string under tension is 250 m/s.

Part A. What is the speed if the tension is halved?
Express your answer with the appropriate units.

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