A wave along a guitar string has a frequency of 440 Hz and a wavelength...

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2022-11-25

A wave along a guitar string has a frequency of 440 Hz and a wavelength of 1.5 m. What is the speed of the wave?

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Arturo Hogan

Arturo Hogan

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2022-11-26Added 13 answers

We know:
wavelenght of the wave λ : 1.5 m frequency of the string ν : 440   H z = 440 1 s
We need to work out the speed of the wave v.
Formula for wave's speed is:
v = λ ν
We just have to insert initial values:
v = 1.5 m 440 1 s = 660 m s v = 660 m s

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