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Homework Help: The resonator of a trumpet

  1. May 1, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    what is the resonator of the trumpet?
    A resonator is the part that vibrates at the resonant frequency.

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
    my friend said it was the air inside the tube, but I thought it was the tubes.

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  3. May 2, 2010 #2


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    I would imagine you could look this up somewhere... (for wind instruments in general, I've heard that it's the air that is most responsible for the sound, but I couldn't cite you a source off the top of my head)
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