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If you very lightly touch a guitar string at its midpoint,

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Problem 19E

If you very lightly touch a guitar string at its midpoint, you can hear a tone that is one octave above the fundamental for that string. (An octave is a factor of 2 in frequency.) Explain.

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Solution 19E By touching the midpoint, the string vibrates in two segments, so the frequency increases by a factor of two.

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Textbook: Conceptual Physics
Edition: 12
Author: Paul G. Hewitt
ISBN: 9780321909107

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If you very lightly touch a guitar string at its midpoint,