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    Sound Waves: Beats, beat frequency

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    Each of three tuning forks, A, B, and C, has a slightly different frequency. When A and B are sounded together, they produce a beat frequency of 2 Hz. When A and C are sounded together, they produce a beat frequency of 5 Hz. What is the smallest possible beat frequency when B and C are sounded together?

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    Three tuning forks with slightly different frequencies are sounded, between frequency between different pairs given, smallest beat frequency is calculated.

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