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The figure below represents a string which has a heavy section and a light section. The mass per unit
length of the heavy section is 16 times as large as the mass per unit length of the light section. When
the string is under tension, the speed of a pulse traveling in the heavy section is_times the
speed of that same pulse traveling in the light section.
a.Ίβ
16
b.
4
c.
2
d. 2
e. 4
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The figure below represents a string which has a heavy section and a light section. The mass per unit length of the heavy section is 16 times as large as the mass per unit length of the light section. When the string is under tension, the speed of a pulse traveling in the heavy section is_times the speed of that same pulse traveling in the light section. a.Ίβ 16 b. 4 c. 2 d. 2 e. 4

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The expression for the speed of the wave,

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

Thus, th...

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