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Homework Help: Linear Mass Density and violin

  1. Oct 10, 2011 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    If a violin A4 string of length 35 cm is to be under 60 N tension, what linear mass density should it have?

    2. Relevant equations
    Cannot find an equation

    3. The attempt at a solution
    ?
    I cannot find anything in my textbook relating to this question.
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 10, 2011 #2
    You can first look up what 'A4' means with respect to a violin.
     
  4. Oct 10, 2011 #3
    it is A sub 4
     
  5. Oct 11, 2011 #4
    What I meant was search what 'A4' means as regards frequency of note on a violin.
     
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