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## Homework Statement

A ski gondola is connected to the top of a hill by a steel cable of length 580 m and diameter 1.5 cm. As the gondola comes to the end of its run, it bumps into the terminal and sends a wave pulse along the cable. It is observed that it took 19 s for the pulse to travel the length of the cable and then return.

(a) What is the speed of the pulse?

61.05263158 m/s

(b) What is the tension in the cable?

? N

## Homework Equations

I have no idea.

## The Attempt at a Solution

I don't even know where to start. I don't even see how you can calculate tension with the information. Any help is appreciated. Thank you!

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