# physics

posted by .

A transverse wave is traveling with a speed of 500 m/s on a horizontal string. If the tension in the string is increased by a factor of 2, what is the speed of the wave?

• physics -

sqrt2 times higher than before

500 x 1.414 = ____ m/s

## Similar Questions

1. ### Physics

Let's consider some of the things that affect the velocity of a standing wave on a string: decide whether each of the following statements are T-True, or F-False. (If the first is T and the rest are F, enter TFFFF) A) The velocity …
2. ### AP Physic

Hi there I am having a lot of trouble trying to figure out this homework problem and I really need help. This problem is dealing with wave motion and I do not know how to set up the formula to get the correct answer. Please help me …
3. ### physics

Transverse waves with a speed of 50.0 m/s are to be produced on a stretched string. A 5.00m length of string with a total of 60 grams is used. a) what is the required tension in the string?
4. ### physics

Given the information which statements are true or false?
5. ### Physics

A string is under a tension of 700.0 N. A 1.5 m length of the string has a mass of 4.5 grams. What is the speed of a transverse wave of wavelength 0.50 m in this string?
6. ### AP Physics

A transverse wave is traveling with a speed of 500 m/s on a horizontal string. If the tension in the string is increased by a factor of 2, what is the speed of the wave?
7. ### Physics

A transverse wave is traveling with a speed of 500 m/s on a horizontal string. If the tension in the string is increased by a factor of 2, what is the speed of the wave?
8. ### Physics

A sinusoidal wave is traveling on a string with speed 30.00 cm/s. The displacement of the particles of the string at x = 15 cm is found to vary with time according to the equation y = (5.0 cm) sin[1.5 - (3.0 s-1)t]. The linear density …
9. ### Physics

The speed of a transverse wave on a stretched string can be changed by adjusting the tension of the string. A stationary wave pattern is set up on a stretched string using an oscillator set at a frequency of 650 Hz. How must the wave …
10. ### Physics

The speed of a transverse wave on a string is 18 m/s when the tension is 3.0 N. What tension is required for the wave speed along the string to be 19 m/s?

More Similar Questions