SAT Subject Physics Practice Question 188: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 188

34. A rope stretched between two fixed points can support transverse standing waves. What is the ratio of the sixth harmonic frequency to the third harmonic frequency?

A.
B.
C. 2
D. 2
E. 4

Correct Answer: C

Explanation:

The nth harmonic frequency is equal to n times the fundamental frequency, f1. Therefore

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