In an experiment it was found that a tuning fork and a sonometer gave 5 beats per second, both when the length of the wire was 1 m and 0.05 m. Calculate the frequency of the fork.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 22nd May, 2015, 04:24: PM

Expert Answer:

Let the frequency of the tuning fork be n.  Since 5 beats/sec are produced, frequency of the sonometer wire will be (n+5) or (n-5).

Therefore,

Answered by  | 22nd May, 2015, 06:24: PM