Asked Dec 28, 2019

A student uses an audio oscillator of adjustable frequency to measure the depth of a water well. He reports hearing two successive resonances at 52.0 Hz and 60.0 Hz. How deep is the well?


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Well can be considered as a pipe closed at one end.Fundamental frequency is, 

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Step 2

Fundamental wavelength is, 

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Depth of well i...

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