If the handle of a tuning fork is held solidly against a table, the sound from the tuning fork becomes louder. Why? How will this affect the length of time the fork keeps vibrating? Please explain.
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The solution looks at surface area and vibrations of an object hitting a surface. The answer addresses why a tuning fork becomes louder when it is hit against a table surface.