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Suppose a piano tuner hears 2 beats per second when listening to the combined sound from her tuning fork and the piano note being tuned. After slightly tightening the string, she hears 1 beat per second. Should she loosen or continue to further tighten the string? Why?

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    She should continue to tighten the string, because tightening the string but her closer to the correct frequency.

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    tighten

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