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Which one of the following frequency can set the string into resonant vibration?
If a guitar string has a fundamental frequency of 500Hz

a)250Hz
b)750Hz
c)1500Hz
d)1750Hz

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  1. It has to be an integral multiple of 500 Hz. Only one of those frequencies meets that requirement.

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  2. what does that mean?

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  3. The ratio of a resonant frequency to 500 Hz (the fundamental) must be an integer. That is only true for one of the four choices.

    That is what it means.

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  4. ITS C

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