# What is the relationship between the linear density of a string the tension and the speed of a wave?

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Asked By: Joanne Witting

Date created: Sun, May 23, 2021 9:09 PM

Date updated: Tue, Sep 27, 2022 1:04 PM

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Video answer: Tension, linear density, wave speed on a string introduction to linear density wave speed problem.

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Wave speed is **equal to the square root of tension divided by the linear density of the string**.

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