(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

"A uniform rope with length L and mass m is held at one end and whirled in a horizontal circle with angular velocity w. You can ignore the force of gravity on the rope. Find the time required for a transerve wave to travel from one end of the rope to the other."

2. Relevant equations

w = 2*pi*f

wave speed = frequency*wavelength = sqrt(tension/mass per unit length)

3. The attempt at a solution

I'm a bit confused here. If the force of gravity on the rope is being ignored, then what is the tension in the rope?

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