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Posted by James on Thursday, July 12, 2012 at 4:19pm.

A 48-cm-long wire with a mass of 11.0 g is under a tension of 50.5 N. Both ends of the wire are held rigidly while it is plucked.

(a) What is the speed of the waves on the wire?
(b) What is the fundamental frequency of the standing wave?

The answers are 50.5 m/s and 48.9 Hz respectively. How do I get these answers?

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