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Homework Help: Wave along the string

  1. Nov 9, 2007 #1
    Problem
    The figure shows two masses hanging from a steel wire. The mass of the wire is 60.0 g. A wave pulse travels along the wire from point 1 to point 2 in 24.0 ms.
    knight_Figure_20_80.jpg

    Attempt
    None yet, I don't really know how to tackle this :/
     
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  3. Nov 9, 2007 #2

    Dick

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    What does the speed of a wave travelling down a wire depend on? Look it up.
     
  4. Nov 9, 2007 #3
    Ohh ok, so by using [tex]\sqrt{\frac{T_{N}}{\mu}}[/tex], I can find it :D
    Thanks for your help
     
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