A stretched string fixed at both ends is 2.0 m long. What are the three wavelengths that will produce standing waves on this string? Name at least one wavelength that would not produce a standing wave pattern, and explain your answer.


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  1. There are more than three wavelengths that will produce a standing wave.

    Any wavelength that will fit an integral number of half-waves between the endpoints can produce a standing wave pattern.

    Is this supposed to be a multiple choice question?

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