A rope of mass m and length L is suspended vertically. Show that a transverse wave pulse will travel the length of the tope in a time t = 2(L/g)^1/2.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

stuck... i tried:

v = (T/u)^1/2 ; where T = m(X/L)g and u = m/L

the X is the distance from the bottom of the string...

so i got v= (xg)^1/2

t= (L-X)/ (xg)^1/2

which i can't simplify to t = 2(L/g)^1/2.

Where did I go wrong here? logic is making sense to me but im no getting the answer. thanks.

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# Homework Help: Vertical string problem

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