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String Standing Wave Speed

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The diagram below shows a string vibrating in such a way that a standing wave pattern is set up, as pictured. The device vibrating the string is set at a frequency of $15\ Hz$.

What is the speed of the waves as they move along the string?

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A

$15\ m/s$

B

$45\ m/s$

C

$5\ m/s$

D

$3.0\ m/s$

E

$0,60\ m/s$