A string on a guitar is supposed to vibrate at 300 Hz, but is measured at 305 Hz. By what percent should the tension in the string be adjusted to correct the tuning?
Physics - Henry, Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 4:08pm
% = (305/300 - 1)*100% = 1.67%
The tension is 1.67% too high and must be decreased by 1.67%.