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Normal Modes of a String

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A normal mode can be thought of as a standing wave created by a traveling wave interfering with its own reflection.

Which of the waves below would be able to create a standing wave on a 1-meter long string that is clamped tightly at both ends? Select ALL that apply.

A

$\lambda$ = (1/3) m

B

$\lambda$ = (1/2) m

C

$\lambda$ = 1 m

D

$\lambda$ = 2 m

E

$\lambda$ = 3 m