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04-29-2012, 01:15 PM   #1
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Aamc6r ps #34

2 things given :

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 ...The fundamental frequency of each string is 2/3 that of the next higher frequency
And frequency is proportional to square root of Tension

By what factor would a string's tension need to be changed to raise its fundamental frequency by a perfect fifth?

D. 9/4

I understand how they mathematically derived, but it doesn't make sense to me why they did this. What is the question talking about?

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