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PhysicsQ&A LibraryThe figure below represents a string which has a heavy section and a light section. The mass per unitlength of the heavy section is 16 times as large as the mass per unit length of the light section. Whenthe string is under tension, the speed of a pulse traveling in the heavy section is_times thespeed of that same pulse traveling in the light section.a.Ίβ16b.4c.2d. 2e. 4Question

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Step 1

The expression for the speed of the wave,

Step 2

The speed of the wave is inversely proportional to the square root of the mass per unit length.

Thus, th...

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