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The frequency of the note produced by plucking a given string increases as (a) The length of the string increases (b) The tension in the string increases (c) The tension in the string decreases (d) The mass per unit length of the string increases

The frequency of the note produced by plucking a given string increases as

(a) The length of the string increases

(b) The tension in the string increases

(c) The tension in the string decreases

(d) The mass per unit length of the string increases

Grade:12

2 Answers

Saurabh Koranglekar
askIITians Faculty 10341 Points
2 years ago
Dear student

The answer is option b

Regards
Vikas TU
14149 Points
2 years ago
The fundamental frequency of a vibrating string is directly proportional to the square root of the tension. Increasing the tension of a vibrating string raises the frequency; if the tension is made four times as great, the frequency is doubled, and the pitch is raised by one octave.

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