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    the tension in the string

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    A transverse wave is traveling on a string. The displacement y of a particle from its equilibrium position is given by
    y= (0.021 m) sin (25t - 2.0x).
    The phase angle 25t - 2.0x is in radians, t is in seconds and x is in meters.
    The linear density of the string is 1.6 x 10^-2 kg/m.

    What is the tension in the string?

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    Solution Summary

    It shows how to find the tension in the string given a transverse wave traveling on it. The solution is detailed and well presented.