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Problem 11.54A guitar string is 90 cm long and has a mass of 3.7 g . The distance from the bridge to the support post is L=62cm, and the string is under a tension of 540 N .

What are the frequencies of the fundamental and first two overtones?
asked Nov 7, 2015 in PHYSICS by anonymous

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Length of the guitar string is image.

Mass of the string is image.

String is under a tension of image.

The distance from the bridge to the support post is image.

Find the fundamental frequency image.

Fundamental frequency image.

Where image.



image kg/m.

Substitute imageimage and image kg/m in image.



Multiply by 2 for first overtone and multiple this by 3 for the second overtone.

First overtone is image.

Second overtone is image.

answered Nov 7, 2015 by cameron Mentor
edited Nov 7, 2015 by cameron

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