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02quiz08 - Physics 9B-C 10/10/2008 Quiz #2 Name: Last 4 of...

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Physics 9B-C Quiz #2 Name: 10/10/2008 Last 4 of ID: A
new
musical
instrument
consists
of
a
metal
can
with
length
 L and
diameter
 L/ 10.

the
top
of
the
 can
is
cut
out,
and
a
string
is
stretched
across
this
open
end
of
the
can.

The
tension
in
the
string
 is
adjusted
so
that
the
first
overtone
for
longitudinal
waves
in
the
air
column
in
the
can
equals
the
 first
overtone
for
the
transverse
standing
wave
on
the
string.

What
is
the
relationship
between
 the
speed
 v s of
transverse
waves
on
the
string
and
the
speed
 v a of
sound
waves
in
the
air?
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