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echoi11

**1. The problem statement, all variables, and given/known data**

Consider a two-loop standing wave on a string. If we increase the tension without changing the frequency, what kind of standing wave can we obtain?

(a) one-loop (b) three-loop

## Homework Equations

Velocity = square root of(T/U)

Wavelength = velocity/ frequency.

f= 2L/(n)

## The Attempt at a Solution

I feel that this will become a one loop standing wave because if I plug in 2 in the frequency equation it becomes 2L. Also, it seems if you increase tension, you also increase velocity which increases wavelength, so does that mean it becomes a three loop standing wave instead. I am confused through the process.

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