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# State the Ways by Which the Frequency of Transverse Vibrations of a Stretch String Can Be Increased - ICSE Class 10 - Physics

#### Question

State the ways by which the frequency of transverse vibrations of a stretch string can be increased

#### Solution

The frequency of transverse vibration is given by

f = 1/(2l) sqrt(T/(pir^2d))

or f = 1/(2l) sqrt(T/m)

where l = length of the vibrating string

T = tension in the string

m = mass per unit length of the string

Therefore, the frequency of transverse vibration of a stretched string can be increased by

1) decreasing the length of the string

2) decreasing the radius of the string

3) increasing the tension T in the string

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