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Question: A rope of mass 0.65 kg is stretched between two supports that are 30 m apart. If the tension in the rope is 120 N, how long will it take a pulse to travel from one support to the other?

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Mass of the rope M = 0.65 kg
Length of the rope l = 30 m

Therefore, mass per unit length m ...

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