February 22, 2017

Homework Help: Physics

Posted by Amanda on Saturday, March 29, 2008 at 8:16pm.

Two identical violin strings, when i tune and stretched with the same tension, have a fundamental frequency of 440Hz. One of the strings is retuned by adjusting the tension. When both strings are pluckes simultaneously, after one has been retuned, 1.5 beats per second are heard.

A) What are the possible fundamental frequencies of the retuned string?

B) By what fractional amount was the string tension changed if it was I)increased, ii)decreased

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